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Install Windows Live Mail on Windows 7 / Windows Vista / Windows XP

In this free email tutorial, we will show you how to install the free Windows Live Mail email program on your computer. Windows Live Mail is available for Windows XP and Windows Vista users; it really is an upgrade to the email clients that ship with Windows: Outlook Express for Windows 98-XP, and Windows Mail for Windows Vista.

Windows Live Mail logo

Downloading Windows Live Mail - If you have not yet downloaded your free copy of Windows Live Mail, please see the following tutorial: download Windows Live Mail. It is a free download, and the program itself is free to use (it is "freeware"). Once you have successfully downloaded the installer, you will be redirected from the other page to this tutorial to proceed with the installation explained in details.

Installing Windows Live Mail

The Windows Live Mail installer is quite intuitive; in some cases, you may be running the "Windows Live" installer, which lets you optionally pick other free software to install, such as Windows Live Writer or the Live toolbar. If available, take your picks. Follow the steps, agree to the email program terms, and Windows Live Mail will be ready to use in a few clicks.

Windows Live Mail installation complete

Running Windows Live Mail for the First Time

The first time you run Windows Live Mail, an email account setup screen will show up; to create email accounts in Windows Live Mail, please see how to create a standard POP3/IMAP email account in Windows Live Mail, or how to setup Hotmail in Windows Live Mail.

Windows Live setup screen

Windows Live Mail Tutorial Meet Windows Live Mail Download Windows Live Mail Install Windows Live Mail Setting up email accounts Setup an email account Add a second email account Setup Hotmail in WLM Setup Yahoo! Mail in WLM Setup Gmail in WLM Setup AOL Mail in WLM Change email password Delete an email account Manage emails Print email messages Email Signatures Create an email signature Email signature options Address book & contacts Create or add a contacts Where are your contacts? Create contact groups Import contacts into WLM Export WLM contacts Backup / restore contacts WLM Options & Settings Set WLM as default email client Hide or show the menu bar Show or hide the Folder Pane Customize the Reading Pane Turn on / off new email sound How often WLM checks emails Prevent auto-check for new mail
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