How to delete Windows Live Mail Program


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Karen F

How can I delete Windows Live Mail. I cannot find it in the control
panel.
 
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Bob Hatch

How can I delete Windows Live Mail. I cannot find it in the control
panel.
Control Panel > Programs and Features. Find WLM and uninstall.


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I do not carry a gun hoping that
I'll be able to shoot someone, anymore than
I carry a jack hoping I'll have a flat
tire.
Me.
 
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...winston

You posted with the last available version of Windows Live Mail 2009 (which will run on XP, Vista, Windows 7).
- If using XP it can be uninstalled via Control Panel/Add-Remove Programs/Windows Live Essentials
- if using Vista of Win7 via Control Panel/Programs and Features/Windows Live Essentials


Note:
- if you have been using Windows Live Mail it would be wise to export your contacts to a csv or vcf files so they can be imported
into another email program.
- if you have been using the WLM Calendar in WLM its data can not be exported
- it would also be prudent to backup your email messages if any messages are worth archiving or not available on your email
account(s) server.

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....winston
msft mvp mail


"Karen F" wrote in message
How can I delete Windows Live Mail. I cannot find it in the control
panel.
 
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R. C. White

Hi, Karen.

Like the others said, AND...

Sent Items are handled and stored differently from incoming mail and news
messages, so if you are archiving your WLM history, be sure to save all the
Sent Items folders (there may be more than one if you have multiple mail and
news Accounts) in addition to the ones that get Exported when you click the
Export button.

RC
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R. C. White, CPA
San Marcos, TX
(e-mail address removed)
Microsoft Windows MVP (2002-2010)
Windows Live Mail 2012 (Build 16.4.3503.0728)) in Win8 (RTM Ent Eval)


"Karen F" wrote in message
How can I delete Windows Live Mail. I cannot find it in the control
panel.
 
S

Steve Hayes

You posted with the last available version of Windows Live Mail 2009 (which will run on XP, Vista, Windows 7).
- If using XP it can be uninstalled via Control Panel/Add-Remove Programs/Windows Live Essentials
- if using Vista of Win7 via Control Panel/Programs and Features/Windows Live Essentials


Note:
- if you have been using Windows Live Mail it would be wise to export your contacts to a csv or vcf files so they can be imported
into another email program.
- if you have been using the WLM Calendar in WLM its data can not be exported
- it would also be prudent to backup your email messages if any messages are worth archiving or not available on your email
account(s) server.
How would one back them up in such a way that they could be readable again
without using Windows Live Mail?
 
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choro

How would one back them up in such a way that they could be readable again
without using Windows Live Mail?
Save them individually as TEXT files is one way. --
choro
*****
 
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SC Tom

Steve Hayes said:
How would one back them up in such a way that they could be readable again
without using Windows Live Mail?
They (contacts) can be saved as a .csv file that can be imported into any
number of non-Microsoft email clients. The messages can be saved as text.
Unfortunately, they can only be saved individually, but not as a group of
them. Or they could just be forwarded to herself and opened in the new
client program.
 
D

Dave \Crash\ Dummy

SC said:
They (contacts) can be saved as a .csv file that can be imported into
any number of non-Microsoft email clients. The messages can be saved
as text. Unfortunately, they can only be saved individually, but not
as a group of them. Or they could just be forwarded to herself and
opened in the new client program.
I don't know about Live Mail, but messages can all be saved in a single
file with Thunderbird. In fact, they already are, but the headers and
bodies are stored together, which is kind of messy.
 
S

SC Tom

Dave "Crash" Dummy said:
I don't know about Live Mail, but messages can all be saved in a single
file with Thunderbird. In fact, they already are, but the headers and
bodies are stored together, which is kind of messy.
They can be saved in a single file, but not all together in a single TEXT
file. The export format options in WLM are Microsoft Exchange or Windows
Live Mail (at least in v2009 that's all there is).
 
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...winston

"Steve Hayes" wrote in message
How would one back them up in such a way that they could be readable again
without using Windows Live Mail?
*.csv files can be imported into a variety of email programs or even email accounts using their respective web interface

*.vcf files can be imported into Vista or Windows 7/8 'Users\Contacts', once done they can then be subsequently imported or
migrated into a variety of email programs.

Email messages in WLM can be exported (or even drag/drop) to a user created Windows Explorer folder. Those message are of the form
*.eml which are viewable in any text editor.
- Possibly of even more significance/importance those messages can be imported/transferred into other email programs (e.g.
Thunderbird by installing a third party Thunderbird add-on - ImportExport Tools)
https://support.mozillamessaging.com/en-US/kb/switching-thunderbird

Additionally, Windows Explorer in Vista/Win7/Win8 can be configured to show the title or subject field of messages (WLM uses a
hex/numeric string as a filename for *.eml) and viewable in Explorer when the preview pane is enabled.

....winston
msft mvp mail
 
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