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Windows Live Mail types or categories

by tom34228 / June 22, 2009 10:51 PM PDT

New Vista user and trying to be a Live user. Before I can continue, I need to clear up some confusion. Three terms I believe have appeared;Windows Live Mail; Windows Live Mail Essential; and Windows Live Hotmail.

Are they three different mail "programs"?
If so-which are web-based or are all of them?

I am using one of them but not sure what? When I can get a better idea of the basics, I do have some other questions

will appreciate any clarification


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by John.Wilkinson / June 22, 2009 11:21 PM PDT

Windows Live Mail
-> The desktop application; works with any email account under Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7.

Windows Live Essentials
-> Full suite of Windows Live applications, including Windows Live Mail, Windows Live Messenger, et cetera.

Windows Live Hotmail
-> The online interface for Windows Live Mail/Hotmail available through most web browsers.

Hope this helps,

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by tom34228 / June 24, 2009 8:33 AM PDT
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Thank you John-mud turning to silt

Know it was not for everybody, take me back to good old Outlook Express

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