Windows 10: Which email desktop client do you use and why?

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  1.    27 Nov 2015 #121

    Syd,
    Would you let us know how it goes? I am assuming you are referring to the Windows Mail that originally came with Vista and that (as I mentioned in another message just now) has been used by some in Windows 7, 8 and I believe someone said they got it installed and working in 10 but I am not positive about that.

    Kelliann


    Syd said: View Post
    I tried to reinstall Win mail, however this was unsuccessful, so I am going to to a clean install of Windows, download the update via the Windows Insider Prog, then I will try and reinstall Win Mail.
    Syd
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  2.    27 Nov 2015 #122

    I installed Windows Essentials 2012 and I am happy with it.
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  3.    27 Nov 2015 #123

    Johannes, that would be Windows Live Mail, as I recall.

    Kelliann

    Johannes said: View Post
    I installed Windows Essentials 2012 and I am happy with it.
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  4.    27 Nov 2015 #124

    I want Outlook express back !!!!
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  5.    27 Nov 2015 #125

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    kelliann said: View Post
    Johannes, that would be Windows Live Mail, as I recall.

    Kelliann
    Maybe it is called with both designations WLM and Windows Essentials 2012? see part of my program list.
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  6.    27 Nov 2015 #126

    Outlook has been the saving grace for MS Office for me. LibreOffice has 99% replaced Office on my home computers without any regret. Now I'm moving towards completely ridding myself of Outlook, using the Win10 Mail app or simply Webmail. I don't plan on installing Outlook/MS Office on any future clean installs on my home computers.
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    Windows 10 Pro Plus (Package), Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
       27 Nov 2015 #127

    I use Microsoft Outlook 2007 and 2013.
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  8.    27 Nov 2015 #128

    Johannes said: View Post
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    Johannes,
    Yes, you are exactly right. Windows Essentials contained several programs and one of them was Windows Live Mail.

    Kelliann
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  9.    27 Nov 2015 #129

    Rgauchy,
    Are you using Windows Mail (Vista) with Windows 10? And have you done the update on 10 and Windows Mail (Vista) is still working?

    Kellliann


    rgauchey said: View Post
    I use Windows Mail (Vista). Copied it from a 64 bit machine of mine that's old. You have to delete the existing Windows Mail in program files before copying this over. Works just fine.
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    Windows 10 Home Version 1703 Build 15063.332
       27 Nov 2015 #130

    I use Thunderbird by Mozilla. I like it because it is pretty reliable, and can store all my emails via pop3 in folders I choose and has the add-on and now built in Calendar. I also use the FireFox browser which is also made by Mozilla. I like that because I can make it how I want it to be and because it loads pages overall quickly and doesn't hang. I do get some duplicate email sometimes with Thunderbird which I don't like. I rectified this by using a command in the Thunderbird system to auto-delete or move to trash when a duplicate is perceived. Seems to mostly work.

    I've read a few people say that it is not Thunderbird causing the duplicate issue but that Microsofts servers (my emails are all microsoft ..live.com or outlook.com) are rubbish. I don't know.

    I really don't like Windows Mail in Win 10. The email notifications are not consistent. I also in general am not a big fan of win 10 and prefer win 8.1. I've decided to deal with win 10 and hope it improves.

    In the past I used Windows live mail until they seemed to ignore a weird "send" email problem where you would get all these error messages about sent emails. I also did not like their new modern ribbon style menu system. So I switched to TB.

    I also used to use Internet explorer but changes to the browser (no separate search field, hangy behaviour) made me convert over to FF. Now I use FF and have IE 11 as backup. Can't stand Edge. And use TB for email.
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