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Windows Live Mail is the successor to Outlook Express, a discontinued email and news client bundled with several versions of Microsoft Windows, from Windows 98 to Windows Server 2003, and available for Windows 95 and Mac OS 9. In Windows Vista, Outlook Express was superseded by Windows Mail, then again by Windows Live Mail as separate software. Outlook Express is a different application from Microsoft Outlook. Beginning with Windows Vista Microsoft included Windows Mail, based on large parts of Outlook Express source code.

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Hello, I want to export several thousand emails from Windows Live Mail 2012 to Outlook.  I'm trying to use WLM's inbuilt Export to Exchange feature.  There are 1,020 emails in Inbox, and then there are loads of folders within the Inbox, with another 4000, roughly.  The process begins fine, and when reaches email number 684 of the Inbox, out of 1,020 (always the same email), WLM crashes, and the process halted.  I've heard of other people having the same problem as well, and when they try to open the offending email in WLM, they get an error - which suggests corruption in the email.  However I have no idea how they found which email it was that wouldn't open.  How can I tell which email number 684 is, so that I can just delete this and carry on.  I obviously can't open every email in my Inbox.

Any ideas?

I know there are 3rd party paid apps to do the migration for me, but I'd like to see if I can do it this way first.

Thanks,
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Windows 10 OS with Windows Live Mail.  The hard drive in this desktop has failed with a bad sector.  The OS will not start.  There is no W10 Recovery DVD or Flash drive.  I've tried several different ways to get the OS to start but have failed.  I've used "Chkdsk" which finds the errors and does move the clusters but that did not allow the OS to start either.  I've run other disk diagnostics that clearly show a bad sector.  Therefore, I am unable to bring up Windows Live Mail in this system so please do not suggest doing the normal process of using WLM to id the files, export mail and contacts etc. since I cannot bring up the system and WLM.

However, I removed the failed drive and installed it in a W7 system and am able to find folders and files some of which are WLM data and have stored same onto a flash drive. Fortunately, this failed HDD was partitioned and it appears the the secondary partition is OK but that doesn't help me with WLM.   Is there a way for me to use what I think are WLM files and folders  to recreate WLM onto a newly created W10 OS and if so, what type of files should I be looking for and how would I go about "hooking" them into a new WLM app.?  Bottom line, I have been able to install WLM on a fresh copy of W10  on a SSD but do not know how to import the folders (Inbox, Sent etc.) and in particular the user named WLM folders.   It seems like there should be a way to do this.  

BTW...if anyone has a magic solution on how to bring up the damaged …
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Windows live mail was working fine, all of a sudden it partly opens or just sits in it's window trying to open. A window tells me

 : Live Mail could not be started.
Closing Windows Live mail.
Your Calendar contains corrupt data that is forcing Live Mail to Close.
( cox8000FFFF)

I can't get to close Windows Live Mail to try and restart it.
Can anyone help?
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Hello,

A customer came to me because he uses Windows Live Mail 2011, for his contacts. He has many groups for distribution purpose, but it seems that many contacts of these groups disappeared.

Any idea from here ?
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I have many Groups which were all fine until I started with Windows 10 and Windows Live Mail.   I then found that I could only send it to the Group by clicking on 'To; CC or BCC ', finding the Group in a huge drop-down list, clicking on it and then having to hit the '+' sign to get all the names on listed in the Group.  But now for the third time 'Live' has decided to randomly drop many of the names from all of the Groups.  Firstly, how can I retrieve them without having to go through all my contact lists; and 2) How can I stop this from happening again please?
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Using windows 10
Windows live mail 2012 restarting again and again on some incoming emails
please have look the error

Faulting application name: wlmail.exe, version: 16.4.3528.331, time stamp: 0x533a3fce
Faulting module name: mshtml.dll, version: 11.0.14393.693, time stamp: 0x585a05da
Exception code: 0xc00000fd
Fault offset: 0x006f35df
Faulting process id: 0x%9
Faulting application start time: 0x%10
Faulting application path: %11
Faulting module path: %12
Report Id: %13
Faulting package full name: %14
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I have 4 IMAP accounts set up in my Windows Live Mail. 3 are GMail and one is my work account. When I press Send and Receive, WLM takes 8 minutes to finish this task, even when not a single new email has been received, or nothing needs to be sent from the Outbox..

It goes sequentially through each of my accounts and checks for new messages in every IMAP folder. Most of the time is spent displaying messages like: Checking 'Inbox' for new messages, and this goes on for each IMAP folder in each of the 4 accounts. After checking all folders, it does one more Checking 'All Mail' for new messages before moving to the next account.
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hi,

how to move contacts from online account to windows live mail 2012 or mail app
we have two accounts.one is online account in mail app and the other account in windows live mail. need to move contacts from webmail to windows live mail
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I have a Windows 10 64G and a HTC M8 with 8.1 (not my fault - T-Mobile never gets the exclusivity agreement and been with them for over 15 yrs).  I have Outlook 2016 with my Office365 E4 plan.  They are calling me tomorrow and suggesting to use the Outlook web version for my Outlook / GMail accounts.

But I wonder if that is the best way / one to use.  Any suggestions on some others?  Basically just sending / receiving emails - contacts / tasks / calendar not important.

I use Outlook 2016 Desktop version for my Exchange and my (POP - but wonder if IMAP would be better for) personal emails.  I am wondering if I might use the web version because I use a lot of aliases to help cut back on spam.  For example, if I buy something from ABC, Inc, I might use abc@example.com.  And if I start receiving a lot of spam to that specific email address, I can just go in and have that email alias bounced / deleted before I even see it.  

I know I typed in Mail and this one came up:
Email ClientNot exactly sure what it is.  But I know there should be a better / easier way to manage these

Thank you!
Corey
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Clients connected via wired LAN connection to local Exchange 2013 server are randomly showing as "Disconnected" in the lower right of their Outlook client.  This started happening after their ISP implemented some DNS changes.  We implemented the DNS changes on the client's firewall.  Even when Outlook reports as "Disconnected" we can still ping the Exchange server by IP and FQDN.  Also, OWA also works when Outlook reports "Disconnected".

Thanks in advance for your help!!
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Windows Live Mail

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Solutions

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Windows Live Mail is the successor to Outlook Express, a discontinued email and news client bundled with several versions of Microsoft Windows, from Windows 98 to Windows Server 2003, and available for Windows 95 and Mac OS 9. In Windows Vista, Outlook Express was superseded by Windows Mail, then again by Windows Live Mail as separate software. Outlook Express is a different application from Microsoft Outlook. Beginning with Windows Vista Microsoft included Windows Mail, based on large parts of Outlook Express source code.

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