Try the fix provided here:
Messages may be stuck in the Outbox when you use Windows Mail on a computer
that is running Windows Vista http://support.microsoft.com/kb/941090
The article instructs you to download and install the update appropriate for
your operating system, found here:
Windows Vista, 32-bit versions: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...5-A86F2B7E39F1
Windows Vista, 64-bit versions: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...C-BE5ABE3F39B7
As to your Contacts question, no, you can't put the contacts list down in
the left corner anymore...
"Keith Willcocks" <invalid@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>I have Windows Vista Home Premium on my laptop and have 2 questions, or to
>be precise 1 question and 1 problem.
> First the problem: I have sent one email to date which also had an
> attachment. When I attempt to look at the email in the Sent box, it is
> there and looks fine, showing the paper clip to indicate the attachment
> and 198KB in the size column. However, when you try to read it, either
> in the preview pane or by opening it, the message
> "Message cannot be found
> The contents of this message cannot be found.
> Windows Mail"
> is displayed. First attempt and it is apparently lost. Is this a
> common problem with Windows Mail or am I missing something?
> Now the question: In Outlook Express I always had the contacts
> displayed in the bottom left corner and could double click a contact and
> have a pre addressed email open ready to type and send. Is there a way
> to display the contacts like that in Windows Mail?
> Keith Willcocks