1.    3 Weeks Ago #1

    MS Live Mail Still in W10 1709


    For sometime I've read more than one article stating MS is no longer supporting Live. Just this past week I recovered my PC and installed the latest available W10 version. That being 1709. To my surprise and delight was MS Live email. I quickly converted ATT/Yahoo over to Live with zero issues. So with Live still present in the latest W10 version is rumors of its demise false? I find it easy to use and like the fact it is not tied to any browser. My browser of choice is Edge.

    Looking forward to your comments.
    Louis
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  2.    3 Weeks Ago #2

    Live Mail hasn't been updated since 2012 and is no longer supported. You could be leaving yourself vulnerable. Its not the only easy to use program, Thunderbird is still actively developed.

    Regarding Edge, I'm not sure about this demise you speak of.
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  3.    3 Weeks Ago #3
    Join Date : Nov 2016
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    Windows 10

    It is not clear what you are referring to.

    MS Account/Outlook Email Account can be accessed from a Web Browser as usual.
    You can also access that account with the Windows 10 Mail App, an Email client application.

    It's Windows Live Mail 2012, the Email client application that is not supported anymore and did not come with any version of Windows. It was a separate optional download in the MS Essentials package.
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  4.    3 Weeks Ago #4

    Quote Originally Posted by swarfega View Post
    Live Mail hasn't been updated since 2012 and is no longer supported. You could be leaving yourself vulnerable. Its not the only easy to use program, Thunderbird is still actively developed.

    Regarding Edge, I'm not sure about this demise you speak of.
    Maybe I miswrote. I meant the demise of Live. Thanks for replying.
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  5.    3 Weeks Ago #5

    Quote Originally Posted by Helmut View Post
    It is not clear what you are referring to.

    MS Account/Outlook Email Account can be accessed from a Web Browser as usual.
    You can also access that account with the Windows 10 Mail App, an Email client application.

    It's Windows Live Mail 2012, the Email client application that is not supported anymore and did not come with any version of Windows. It was a separate optional download in the MS Essentials package.
    The Live I am using was included with W10 and remained when I update to version 1709.
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  6.    3 Weeks Ago #6
    Join Date : May 2016
    Posts : 764
    Windows 10 Pro

    There is no Live in windows 10. Can you post a screen shot of what you're referring to.....would be very helpful.
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  7.    3 Weeks Ago #7

    Quote Originally Posted by Plankton View Post
    There is no Live in windows 10. Can you post a screen shot of what you're referring to.....would be very helpful.
    I am away from my PC. If not Live it must be Mail. I access it from the PC’s Toolbar.
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  8.    3 Weeks Ago #8
    Join Date : May 2016
    Posts : 764
    Windows 10 Pro

    You mean the taskbar....

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    This is the mail app and not part of windows live.
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  9.    3 Weeks Ago #9

    Quote Originally Posted by Plankton View Post
    You mean the taskbar....

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    This is the mail app and not part of windows live.
    Yes. you are correct. Thank you for correcting my post.
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