Windows live messenger wrecked my PC

July 27, 2010 at 07:05:46
Specs: Windows 7, 2G
I just uninstalled windows-live-messenger.

Now both Thunderbird and Windows Live Mail don't work.

Tried re-installling windows-live-messenger, but still my email clients don't work.

Tried SystemRestore, but no luck.

I'm stuck.

Any ideas on how to fix this?


thanks


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#1
July 27, 2010 at 09:42:00
As windows live mail is part of the "Windows live essentials pack" in windows 7, try removing the whole pack (all windows live apps) and re-installing them This will delete all of your emails/preferences

As for thunderbird, uninstalling, deleting the profile and reinstalling should reset. This will however delete all of your existing emails/preferences so you may want to see if thunderbird loads once the windows live suite has been re-installed.


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#2
July 27, 2010 at 11:59:32
Hi

Was able to do this by dong teh System Restore a few times.. what a nightmare.. Oh how I miss Windows Mail !


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#3
January 12, 2011 at 06:41:09
Windows Live Essentials 2011 installation fluke

I downloaded and installed the complete Windows Live Essentials 2011 package from the Window Update site, and when I tried to reboot all I got was the Screen that presents the Mother Board information. I tried the tab and delete buttons to get into a different mode on screen, but nothing happens. I have done this several times and it stalls out at the same point.

What should I do next?


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#4
January 12, 2011 at 08:18:41
Its a ************** nightmare!

I don't understand how WindowsMail in Vista - which was simple and worked so well, can be replaced by stuch terribly designed and awful software


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#5
January 12, 2011 at 09:39:21
I use windows live mail 2011 and I have no problems at all. I use my local server mail, yahoo and msn and it works like a charm.

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