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Is there a problem with Windows Live Mail this afternoon?

  1. #1


    RxDave Guest

    Is there a problem with Windows Live Mail this afternoon?

    Earlier I tried to reply to an email, but the message failed to be sent. Now
    I cannot even open the desktop client. I click on the icon, but WLM fails to
    open. Is the problem on my end or yours? Thanks

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  3. #2


    Earle Horton Guest

    Re: Is there a problem with Windows Live Mail this afternoon?

    This is strictly a volunteer group, not a hot line to Microsoft. The first
    thing I do when this sort of thing happens, is log on to the Hotmail portal
    to make sure my account is functional. You can find out right away if it is
    problem on your end or on theirs.

    Earle

    "RxDave" <RxDave@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:CAB8DD4E-61EA-4DC2-A992-7A45E694EB5C@xxxxxx

    > Earlier I tried to reply to an email, but the message failed to be sent.
    > Now
    > I cannot even open the desktop client. I click on the icon, but WLM fails
    > to
    > open. Is the problem on my end or yours? Thanks


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  4. #3


    RxDave Guest

    Re: Is there a problem with Windows Live Mail this afternoon?

    In a search for Windows Live Mail support, I was sent here. I didn't expect
    the snarky reply. Maybe you should volunteer to shove it.

    "Earle Horton" wrote:

    > This is strictly a volunteer group, not a hot line to Microsoft. The first
    > thing I do when this sort of thing happens, is log on to the Hotmail portal
    > to make sure my account is functional. You can find out right away if it is
    > problem on your end or on theirs.
    >
    > Earle
    >
    > "RxDave" <RxDave@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    > news:CAB8DD4E-61EA-4DC2-A992-7A45E694EB5C@xxxxxx

    > > Earlier I tried to reply to an email, but the message failed to be sent.
    > > Now
    > > I cannot even open the desktop client. I click on the icon, but WLM fails
    > > to
    > > open. Is the problem on my end or yours? Thanks
    >
    >
    >

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  5. #4


    RixStix Guest

    Re: Is there a problem with Windows Live Mail this afternoon?

    Atta-boy Dave,

    Sure makes a person appreciate the other MSFT Community forums that are
    "Strictly Volunteer" but sure don't stoop to that level of rudeness.

    Sounds like someone needs an attitude adjustment.

    "RxDave" wrote:

    > In a search for Windows Live Mail support, I was sent here. I didn't expect
    > the snarky reply. Maybe you should volunteer to shove it.
    >
    > "Earle Horton" wrote:
    >

    > > This is strictly a volunteer group, not a hot line to Microsoft. The first
    > > thing I do when this sort of thing happens, is log on to the Hotmail portal
    > > to make sure my account is functional. You can find out right away if it is
    > > problem on your end or on theirs.
    > >
    > > Earle
    > >
    > > "RxDave" <RxDave@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    > > news:CAB8DD4E-61EA-4DC2-A992-7A45E694EB5C@xxxxxx

    > > > Earlier I tried to reply to an email, but the message failed to be sent.
    > > > Now
    > > > I cannot even open the desktop client. I click on the icon, but WLM fails
    > > > to
    > > > open. Is the problem on my end or yours? Thanks
    > >
    > >
    > >

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  6. #5


    mysterymolly Guest

    Re: Is there a problem with Windows Live Mail this afternoon?

    There is a huge problem "Earle" hundreds and hundreds of customers have been
    unable access their emails since Live Mail started...the problem is definetly
    on your end and there have been no answers, people are panicking and very
    pissed!!!! can you advise "Earle"?


    "RxDave" wrote:

    > In a search for Windows Live Mail support, I was sent here. I didn't expect
    > the snarky reply. Maybe you should volunteer to shove it.
    >
    > "Earle Horton" wrote:
    >

    > > This is strictly a volunteer group, not a hot line to Microsoft. The first
    > > thing I do when this sort of thing happens, is log on to the Hotmail portal
    > > to make sure my account is functional. You can find out right away if it is
    > > problem on your end or on theirs.
    > >
    > > Earle
    > >
    > > "RxDave" <RxDave@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    > > news:CAB8DD4E-61EA-4DC2-A992-7A45E694EB5C@xxxxxx

    > > > Earlier I tried to reply to an email, but the message failed to be sent.
    > > > Now
    > > > I cannot even open the desktop client. I click on the icon, but WLM fails
    > > > to
    > > > open. Is the problem on my end or yours? Thanks
    > >
    > >
    > >

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  7. #6


    Dave Guest

    Re: Is there a problem with Windows Live Mail this afternoon?

    That's hardly a "snarky" reply... just stick around for a while ;-)

    Since WLM is a desktop program, and it won't open, then it's on your end.

    Check to see if WLM is still running by opening Task Manager (right-click on
    the Taskbar and select Start Task Manager) . On the Processes tab, see if
    wlmail.exe is still running. If it is, highlight it and click on End
    Process.

    Now try to open WLM.



    --
    Windows 7 beta
    http://get.live.com/wlmail/overview
    http://download.live.com/wlmail


    "RxDave" <RxDave@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:8F3EACB8-2247-4CD9-825B-4433B3EBDF04@xxxxxx

    > In a search for Windows Live Mail support, I was sent here. I didn't
    > expect
    > the snarky reply. Maybe you should volunteer to shove it.
    >
    > "Earle Horton" wrote:
    >

    >> This is strictly a volunteer group, not a hot line to Microsoft. The
    >> first
    >> thing I do when this sort of thing happens, is log on to the Hotmail
    >> portal
    >> to make sure my account is functional. You can find out right away if it
    >> is
    >> problem on your end or on theirs.
    >>
    >> Earle
    >>
    >> "RxDave" <RxDave@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    >> news:CAB8DD4E-61EA-4DC2-A992-7A45E694EB5C@xxxxxx

    >> > Earlier I tried to reply to an email, but the message failed to be
    >> > sent.
    >> > Now
    >> > I cannot even open the desktop client. I click on the icon, but WLM
    >> > fails
    >> > to
    >> > open. Is the problem on my end or yours? Thanks
    >>
    >>
    >>

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  8. #7


    Dave Guest

    Re: Is there a problem with Windows Live Mail this afternoon?

    It's not on Earle's end...
    Earle is just a user, like you and me.
    MSFT had problems last night, I don't know about today.

    --
    Windows 7 beta
    http://get.live.com/wlmail/overview
    http://download.live.com/wlmail


    "mysterymolly" <mysterymolly@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:E96F3152-BE20-4F2E-927A-B99FF3CD51FE@xxxxxx

    > There is a huge problem "Earle" hundreds and hundreds of customers have
    > been
    > unable access their emails since Live Mail started...the problem is
    > definetly
    > on your end and there have been no answers, people are panicking and very
    > pissed!!!! can you advise "Earle"?
    >
    >
    > "RxDave" wrote:
    >

    >> In a search for Windows Live Mail support, I was sent here. I didn't
    >> expect
    >> the snarky reply. Maybe you should volunteer to shove it.
    >>
    >> "Earle Horton" wrote:
    >>

    >> > This is strictly a volunteer group, not a hot line to Microsoft. The
    >> > first
    >> > thing I do when this sort of thing happens, is log on to the Hotmail
    >> > portal
    >> > to make sure my account is functional. You can find out right away if
    >> > it is
    >> > problem on your end or on theirs.
    >> >
    >> > Earle
    >> >
    >> > "RxDave" <RxDave@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    >> > news:CAB8DD4E-61EA-4DC2-A992-7A45E694EB5C@xxxxxx
    >> > > Earlier I tried to reply to an email, but the message failed to be
    >> > > sent.
    >> > > Now
    >> > > I cannot even open the desktop client. I click on the icon, but WLM
    >> > > fails
    >> > > to
    >> > > open. Is the problem on my end or yours? Thanks
    >> >
    >> >
    >> >

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  9. #8


    Earle Horton Guest

    Re: Is there a problem with Windows Live Mail this afternoon?

    It's a trick to keep you from using the real Customer Support, and them
    having to pay employees to help you with your problem. Really, this is not
    part of Windows Live Mail support.

    You could try calling 1-800-EAT-****. Now would a real Microsoft employee
    tell you that?

    Earle

    "RxDave" <RxDave@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:8F3EACB8-2247-4CD9-825B-4433B3EBDF04@xxxxxx

    > In a search for Windows Live Mail support, I was sent here. I didn't
    > expect
    > the snarky reply. Maybe you should volunteer to shove it.
    >
    > "Earle Horton" wrote:
    >

    >> This is strictly a volunteer group, not a hot line to Microsoft. The
    >> first
    >> thing I do when this sort of thing happens, is log on to the Hotmail
    >> portal
    >> to make sure my account is functional. You can find out right away if it
    >> is
    >> problem on your end or on theirs.
    >>
    >> Earle
    >>
    >> "RxDave" <RxDave@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    >> news:CAB8DD4E-61EA-4DC2-A992-7A45E694EB5C@xxxxxx

    >> > Earlier I tried to reply to an email, but the message failed to be
    >> > sent.
    >> > Now
    >> > I cannot even open the desktop client. I click on the icon, but WLM
    >> > fails
    >> > to
    >> > open. Is the problem on my end or yours? Thanks
    >>
    >>
    >>


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  10. #9


    Earle Horton Guest

    Re: Is there a problem with Windows Live Mail this afternoon?

    I have been getting mail just fine all day. These fellows should try
    contacting the real Windows Live Mail support. Hint--This newsgroup is not
    it.

    Earle

    "Dave" <Dave@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:%23rIrhKkuJHA.1240@xxxxxx

    > It's not on Earle's end...
    > Earle is just a user, like you and me.
    > MSFT had problems last night, I don't know about today.
    >
    > --
    > Windows 7 beta
    > http://get.live.com/wlmail/overview
    > http://download.live.com/wlmail
    >
    >
    > "mysterymolly" <mysterymolly@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    > news:E96F3152-BE20-4F2E-927A-B99FF3CD51FE@xxxxxx

    >> There is a huge problem "Earle" hundreds and hundreds of customers have
    >> been
    >> unable access their emails since Live Mail started...the problem is
    >> definetly
    >> on your end and there have been no answers, people are panicking and very
    >> pissed!!!! can you advise "Earle"?
    >>
    >>
    >> "RxDave" wrote:
    >>

    >>> In a search for Windows Live Mail support, I was sent here. I didn't
    >>> expect
    >>> the snarky reply. Maybe you should volunteer to shove it.
    >>>
    >>> "Earle Horton" wrote:
    >>>
    >>> > This is strictly a volunteer group, not a hot line to Microsoft. The
    >>> > first
    >>> > thing I do when this sort of thing happens, is log on to the Hotmail
    >>> > portal
    >>> > to make sure my account is functional. You can find out right away if
    >>> > it is
    >>> > problem on your end or on theirs.
    >>> >
    >>> > Earle
    >>> >
    >>> > "RxDave" <RxDave@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    >>> > news:CAB8DD4E-61EA-4DC2-A992-7A45E694EB5C@xxxxxx
    >>> > > Earlier I tried to reply to an email, but the message failed to be
    >>> > > sent.
    >>> > > Now
    >>> > > I cannot even open the desktop client. I click on the icon, but WLM
    >>> > > fails
    >>> > > to
    >>> > > open. Is the problem on my end or yours? Thanks
    >>> >
    >>> >
    >>> >


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  11. #10


    RxDave Guest

    Re: Is there a problem with Windows Live Mail this afternoon?

    Another Dave to the rescue. You not only solved my WLM problem, you taught
    me a useful tool I'm sure I can use again.

    Thank you very much.

    PS, stop in over at http://ask.officelive.com/smallbusiness/ You'll be
    welcome there anytime.

    "Dave" wrote:

    > That's hardly a "snarky" reply... just stick around for a while ;-)
    >
    > Since WLM is a desktop program, and it won't open, then it's on your end.
    >
    > Check to see if WLM is still running by opening Task Manager (right-click on
    > the Taskbar and select Start Task Manager) . On the Processes tab, see if
    > wlmail.exe is still running. If it is, highlight it and click on End
    > Process.
    >
    > Now try to open WLM.
    >
    >
    >
    > --
    > Windows 7 beta
    > http://get.live.com/wlmail/overview
    > http://download.live.com/wlmail
    >
    >
    > "RxDave" <RxDave@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    > news:8F3EACB8-2247-4CD9-825B-4433B3EBDF04@xxxxxx

    > > In a search for Windows Live Mail support, I was sent here. I didn't
    > > expect
    > > the snarky reply. Maybe you should volunteer to shove it.
    > >
    > > "Earle Horton" wrote:
    > >

    > >> This is strictly a volunteer group, not a hot line to Microsoft. The
    > >> first
    > >> thing I do when this sort of thing happens, is log on to the Hotmail
    > >> portal
    > >> to make sure my account is functional. You can find out right away if it
    > >> is
    > >> problem on your end or on theirs.
    > >>
    > >> Earle
    > >>
    > >> "RxDave" <RxDave@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    > >> news:CAB8DD4E-61EA-4DC2-A992-7A45E694EB5C@xxxxxx
    > >> > Earlier I tried to reply to an email, but the message failed to be
    > >> > sent.
    > >> > Now
    > >> > I cannot even open the desktop client. I click on the icon, but WLM
    > >> > fails
    > >> > to
    > >> > open. Is the problem on my end or yours? Thanks
    > >>
    > >>
    > >>
    >

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