every time I open WM, I get a new Recovered Messages folder and sub folders that are empty

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Mail' started by hamiltoncruiser, Sep 14, 2007.

  1. Why is this happening?

    can I stop it?

    ....Lisa
     
    hamiltoncruiser, Sep 14, 2007
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  2. Gary VanderMolen, Sep 14, 2007
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  3. Thanks Gary,

    What's the duiff btwn WM and WLM??

    ....Lisa
     
    hamiltoncruiser, Sep 14, 2007
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  4. Think of WLM as WM + bug fixes + Hotmail access.
    Other differences are largely cosmetic.
    There are a few basic differences. WLM works on both XP and Vista.
    WLM doesn't have a unified Inbox, it sets up separate mail folders
    for each mail account.

    WLM is receiving the benefit of ongoing Microsoft development
    while WM is not. Unlike here, Microsoft reps participate in WLM's
    newsgroup.

    There is no drawback to trying WLM. If you decide you don't like
    it, you merely uninstall it, and WM is back.

    Gary VanderMolen
     
    Gary VanderMolen, Sep 14, 2007
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  5. hamiltoncruiser

    ChinaBud Guest

    Many thanks for this advice, it's very helpful.

    One question: If I change to WLM, what happens to the email folders and
    emails that I'm keeping in WM? Do all these automatically migrate to the
    proper place in WLM?

    Best,
    Bud
     
    ChinaBud, Nov 9, 2007
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  6. Theoretically, but not satisfactorily in my experience.
     
    Frank Saunders MS-MVP IE,OE/WM, Nov 9, 2007
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  7. In most cases the migration is automatic. There is no harm in trying
    it out. If you don't like WLM, merely uninstall it, and WM is back.
     
    Gary VanderMolen, Nov 9, 2007
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  8. hamiltoncruiser

    ChinaBud Guest

    I'm using Windows Live Mail now, and it seems just great! Many thanks again.
     
    ChinaBud, Nov 10, 2007
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  9. Thanks for the feedback. If you haven't done so already, be sure
    to get the final version which was released a few days ago (build 12.0.1606).
    http://get.live.com/wlmail/overview
     
    Gary VanderMolen, Nov 10, 2007
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