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Windows Mail icon missing in Windows 7

Hi All,

I need to use Windows Mail in Windows 7, but the shortcut is missing. Ik can see the exe file in the Program Files\Windows Mail. I don't know how to restore Windows Mail.

Anyone?
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Agrippa
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John GriffithCommented:
Double-click on WinMail.exe

To make shortcut, RIGHT-click on WinMail.exe, "Send To", "Desktop"
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Martin81Commented:
If jcgriff2's suggestion doesn't work you can re-install it as part of the windows live essentials download http://explore.live.com/windows-live-essentials?os=other
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Jackie ManCommented:
Unless you have manually installed Windows Mail, (i.e. copying the executable from Windows Vista), you will NOT be able to make Windows Mail to run on Windows 7.

What you will see is just like the screenshot below.

 Windows Mail on Windows 7
For details, please see the link below.

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/looking-for-windows-mail
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nobusCommented:
i am running Windows mail on W7 for years - but you need to install it it yourself
here is how : http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/5481-windows-mail.html
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AgrippaSenior IT ConsultantAuthor Commented:
Thankx everyone!

Installing Windows Live Essentials is the best solution for me, because of maintaining a certain standard which is supportable. I don't like workarounds or tooling.
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nobusCommented:
well - your selected answer is not an answer to the question you asked imo...
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AgrippaSenior IT ConsultantAuthor Commented:
Hi Nobus,

you're right, but as mentiond, the Live Essentials is also a solution to my problem for not having a mail client. I followed you link to the possible solution which I did not test, but you deserve credits for it.

EE: Can you reopen the question for awarding points?
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Jackie ManCommented:
@ElisysAutomatisering

As long as you are satisfied with the solution you have chosen, there is no need to re-open this question just for assigning points.

I think that it is OK for suggesting alternatives for a question and accepting comments of good suggestion as solution. As long as the comment is reasonable and technically feasible, an alternative can be considered as a solution and there is no EE rule in how to assign points in this way.
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