New beta THIS week.

Discussion in 'Windows Live Mail' started by osu9400, Jun 22, 2010.

  1. osu9400

    osu9400 Guest

    Many sources cite that we will finally see a new Live Essentials beta on
    Thursday. It has been a long time coming. I hope it impresses.
    osu9400, Jun 22, 2010
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  2. Useful news, if true.

    We may see how many bugs have been fixed.

    But trying to run a beta on a non-test-based, consumer system is a risky
    maneuver at best.

    Nancy Jackman, Jun 22, 2010
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  3. osu9400

    osu9400 Guest

    There have been internal tests for months on different builds. I doubt MS
    would release a beta that would cause wide-spread destruction. By the
    success of the Win 7 beta, we will start seeing more and more betas from
    osu9400, Jun 22, 2010
  4. O.K.

    Thank you.


    Nancy Jackman, Jun 23, 2010
  5. osu9400

    Guest Guest

    Thanks for mentioning that - I'm having enough problems with
    WLM already that I'm willing to help with testing that beta
    version AFTER I can get past the problems I've had for over
    two months with getting the backup program to produce any
    successful backups at all. I'd like to report any problems I've
    found with the current version that are still present in the beta
    version, and therefore have more of a chance of getting them
    fixed before the release of the new version.

    running under Vista SP2 64-bit, but posting from a second
    computer still running Windows Mail

    Robert Miles
    Guest, Jun 23, 2010
  6. osu9400

    osu9400 Guest

    Is the current version of WLM available in a 64-bit version?

    Also, most backup problems will skip open files. If your WLM is open during
    the backup process, you won't get a good backup. I work in corporate IT and
    this is true for our million dollar backup systems as well.
    osu9400, Jun 23, 2010
  7. osu9400

    ...winston Guest

    Afaik, unless it's been a well kept secret(since no one has mentioned it before), expectation of a 64bit unique version does not
    appear to in the works.
    ...winston, Jun 24, 2010
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