Completely Remove WLM. Reinstall all Windows Updates(none have been for WLM).
If WLM was installed, the Msi file is on your machine. No need to download again.
I don't use a cleaning program, thus can't offer any advice..imo most are snake oil.
How to Backup Windows Live Mail Accounts, Contacts and Messages:
Windows Live Applications MSI Installation Files:
To remove WLM completely:
Windows Live Mail Fails to Shutdown Properly:
Moving Messages from Vista's Windows Mail to Windows Live Mail:
"Gary VanderMolen" <Gary@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:u6syn6iAJHA.4588@xxxxxx
> Windows Live Mail has its own newsgroup, to which I will
> cross-post this reply.
> A WLM expert will be responding in that newsgroup:
> via your news reader; or via a browser:
> Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP (Mail)
> "Tony Graham" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:email@example.com...
>> Hi everyone, I am a first time user.
>> I have windows Live Mail on home Premium
>> Cannot get LM to open, and keep getting the following separate
>> 1) Recovering Windows LM database...
>> 2)Application unable to open Message database...
>> 3)Windows Live Mail could not be started...
>> 4)Windows Live Mail could not be started because msmail dll could not
>> be initialised.or out of memory or disc may be full.
>> 5) Live Mail may not be installed correctly
>> Have plenty of remaining memory and my hard drive is nowhere near full
>> First thing I tried was System Restore.
>> Have also undone recent Windows updates as well as uninstalling, then
>> downloading & reinstalling Live Mail.
>> In, addition have restored registry settings from cleaning program
>> (Advanced Windows Care 3).
>> None of the above worked, and would appreciate any help that the
>> experts can offer.
>> Windows Mail that came with Vista is still working OK,but prefer to use
>> WLM if at all possible.
>> Many thanks in anticipation.
>> Tony G
>> Tony Graham