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July 21, 2011 4:11:30 PM

Hello, I've just installed windows 7 ultimate and I've no email icon

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a c 395 $ Windows 7
July 22, 2011 2:52:59 AM

No email client is built into windows 7!TRY Live Mail or Mozilla Thunderbird!

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July 22, 2011 3:38:02 AM

windows mail is a built in application all you need to do is put in the specification so that comcast, verizon, or whatever email you use can be forwarded to windows mail. welcome to the forum :wahoo: 
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July 22, 2011 7:27:37 AM

athornfam2 said:
windows mail is a built in application all you need to do is put in the specification so that comcast, verizon, or whatever email you use can be forwarded to windows mail. welcome to the forum :wahoo: 



Windows Mail is NOT included in Windows 7. It's now called Windows Live Mail and needs to be downloaded separately.
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July 22, 2011 2:02:49 PM

I believe XP was the last OS that came with an email client. When I switched from XP to 7 I switched to Mozilla Thunderbird. It imported all of my old email. It can import your old contacts too but it took us a little time to figure it out. The file containing the contacts had different fields from what Thunderbird was expecting so we had to tell it which fields to import into what.

There are pluses and minuses to Thunderbird, and to Outlook Express which is what I was using before. I can't say as to which one I prefer, but to some extent they both do the job.
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July 22, 2011 2:04:39 PM

^ Vista had a client called Windows Mail.
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July 22, 2011 2:19:53 PM

Herr_Koos said:
Windows Mail is NOT included in Windows 7. It's now called Windows Live Mail and needs to be downloaded separately.


earlier versions of windows 7 had windows mail but i guess they changed it
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July 22, 2011 2:24:28 PM

There are no earlier versions of Windows 7.. Unless you are referring to Vista. I've been using Windows 7 since the Beta, and it's never had a mail client included.
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July 22, 2011 2:31:22 PM

Herr_Koos said:
There are no earlier versions of Windows 7.. Unless you are referring to Vista. I've been using Windows 7 since the Beta, and it's never had a mail client included.


ive been on windows 7 since beta and i thought it was called windows mail still but ok you updated me on what happen thanks
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October 5, 2011 8:03:24 PM

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October 5, 2011 8:03:29 PM

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