1.    17 Jan 2016 #1
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    Win Live MAIL problem


    I have a new laptop with Win10 installed and ever since downloading WinLive Mail, Win Live Mail has given me problems.

    It spends hours saying it is upgrading, I cannot get rid of it unless, I shut the laptop down and remove the battery. This is ridiculous. Anyone else with the same problem and an answer as to how to fix it?

    Frankly, I am fedup with the goons who put Win10 on the market without proper protection for customers. I already have had one laptop made completely useless by installing Win10 and I will be really furious if Win10 blows up this new laptop as well.
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  2.    17 Jan 2016 #2
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    Suggestion only :
    If you can use WLM at all, open it, backup the emails you want to keep.
    Go to Programs and Features > find Windows Essentials ( either 2011, or 2012 )> right click at it > click Uninstall.

    Use the link below and reinstall Windows Essentials 2012.......
    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-ca/windows/essentials


    Adding................. I have been using WLM since the early days of Win 7.
    I have WLM on Win 10 Home and Win 10 Pro. Not a problem.
    Last edited by davidhk; 17 Jan 2016 at 09:53.
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  3.    17 Jan 2016 #3
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    Many people use WLM on Win 10 machines without issue, I personally use it on several machines with Win 10 and have no problems so I don't think it's an OS problem.

    Maybe uninstalling/re-installing as davidhk suggested will help. That would be where I would start.
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  4.    17 Jan 2016 #4
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    PS894,
    How is your current status ?
    Have you solved the issue ?
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  5.    18 Jan 2016 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by davidhk View Post
    Suggestion only :
    If you can use WLM at all, open it, backup the emails you want to keep.
    Go to Programs and Features > find Windows Essentials ( either 2011, or 2012 )> right click at it > click Uninstall.

    Use the link below and reinstall Windows Essentials 2012.......
    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-ca/windows/essentials


    Adding................. I have been using WLM since the early days of Win 7.
    I have WLM on Win 10 Home and Win 10 Pro. Not a problem.
    Thankyou for your helpful reply. I, too have used WLM since Win 7 without problems. I just wonder what this constant downloading has done to my laptop. I will have to re-install. Such a nuisance.
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  6.    19 Jan 2016 #6
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    Quote Originally Posted by davidhk View Post
    PS894,
    How is your current status ?
    Have you solved the issue ?
    Well...... so far WLM seems to be doing OK. I repaired it instead of uninstalling. I should have thought of that first before bothering other people with my complaint.
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  7.    19 Jan 2016 #7
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    Quote Originally Posted by PS894 View Post
    Well...... so far WLM seems to be doing OK. I repaired it instead of uninstalling. I should have thought of that first before bothering other people with my complaint.
    Yes. I forgot about the Repair option all together.
    Good to know you have the problem sorted.
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