Ways to solve Windows® Live Mail problems on Windows® 7
What causes problems with Windows Live Mail on Windows 7? What can be done to solve these problems?
Windows Live Mail is a desktop application and it is an excellent e-mail program that can automatically sync Windows Live account online and Windows Live Messenger contacts. It can even help you to maximize your e-mail security across multiple e-mail accounts. Windows Live Mail helps you to manage e-mails and it is the successor of Microsoft Outlook Express and Windows Mail. One of the excellent features in Windows Mail is automated filtering for spam and phishing e-mail. It helps to organize calendars, e-mail, and contacts. Windows Live Mail is the default e-mail program in Windows 7. Windows Live Mail allows sending high-resolution photographs over e-mail. Windows Live Mail is easy to install, and it is a free software program.
Here are the common problems associated with Windows Live Mail found on Windows 7 and ways to solve this problem:
- E-mail problems
- Shut down issue in Windows Live Mail
- Cannot open links in mail
One of the most common problems with Windows Live Mail is the e-mail problem. Server issues occur while sending and receiving e-mails and e-mail attachments using Windows Live Mail. Attachments have a limited size and if the e-mail attachment is larger than the limited size, then it will be unable to send or receive e-mail.
Shut down issue in Windows Live Mail
Windows Live Mail sometimes shuts down at the time you use it. Shut down might be unexpected, so you may lose your data. There are many causes for Windows Live Mail closing. One of the reasons is corruption with software. This may lead to sudden shut down of Windows Live Mail. Another reason is malware infection. In order to solve these problems, you have to update the application on a regular basis and make the system free from viruses.
It is seen that in some cases Windows Live Mail cannot open links present in the mail. If the phishing filter present in Windows Live Mail treats a mail as junk mail, it will block all the links present inside that mail. If you are sure that that mail is genuine, you can first open that mail. Then from the information bar, you can click the option 'Unblock'. If that does not solve this issue, you need to make sure that Internet Explorer is set as your default browser. If not, try to make it your default browser.
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