Windows 7 Live Mail - Can't open attachments

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June 21, 2010 at 12:23:37
Specs: Windows 7
Just upgraded (?) to Windows 7. Loaded Live Mail. Now cannot open attachments that come in with email. Also - cannot link to email addresses given on websites (using Internet Explorer) Says there is "no email associated with this action?)

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#1
June 22, 2010 at 15:59:42
Check your security settings. They may be set too high. Also check your file attachment settings. make sure you're allowing attachments to be downloaded.

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#2
June 23, 2010 at 08:38:23
Thanks for the response. The settings are OK as are file attachments. When I save the attachment to file I can open it.

Have read up some more on this and it seems that Windows Live Mail needs to be unistalled then reinstalled with a patch that Microsoft has come up with. But will have to back up all my mail storage before uninstalling. This is a pain as I have a lot of business contacts, orders, etc. stored in my email. So . . . am plodding along saving stuff to file until I get the time to deal with the backup issues.

Thanks for the answer, though. Wish it was that simple!

T. Robinson


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