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    can someone help, why cant i open accounts in windows mail to change settings?

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    Re: windows mail

    If you cant open it how did you enter the accounts in the first place?

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    Re: windows mail

    Assuming you do have an account, do the following:

    In Windows Mail:

    1. Click "Tools"
    2. Click "Accounts"
    3. Highlight the account
    4. Click "Properties"

    Now change whatever you need to change.

    Quote Originally Posted by slab View Post
    can someone help, why cant i open accounts in windows mail to change settings?

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    Re: windows mail

    i do have an account, it used to open now it wont ,everything is working fine but i need to open another account

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    Re: windows mail

    If windows mail is corrupted and cannot work, you can uninstall it and then install a new one.

    You can uninstall from the control panel,>programs>windows live essentials.

    Always make a system restore point, first.

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    Re: windows mail

    Did you try brining up the email client>tools>accounts>add?

    Last edited by richc46; 22 Feb 2010 at 03:34 AM.
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    Re: windows mail

    thanks 4 all the info , but i installed live mail works good and now i can get into accounts and change some settings

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    Re: windows mail

    I am truly glad that it worked out for you. I hope that all your email bring only good news.

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    Re: windows mail

    can windows mail be deleted or is that not wise, as it still works fine just cant get into accounts.

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    Re: windows mail

    You can delete it, but make a system restore point first. Since your computer is working the way you want, in lieu of deleting you can go to the search box and type in default. In default you should see a choice to make either mail service the default. If you pick Windows Live Mail to be default, you will not be bothered by the other.

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