Were you using pop3 or WebDAV for the Hotmail account in Outlook Express ?
Have you tried exporting your accounts to an *.iaf file in Outlook Express(save to an Explorer folder and remember the location),
then import into WLM using the Import function. (Tools/Accounts../Import)
"gorwelian" <gorwelian@newsgroup> wrote in message news
> I have recently installed the windows live mail to my computer, which
> imported my email accounts from outlook express.
> These were not needed so i deleted them.
> now when i click on 'add new email account' the box opens and i add my
> hotmail details, but when i click finished the box just disappears and i have
> no email account created.
> i cannot get any account to be created now.
> I am using XP.
> Any ideas please