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Re: Upgrading to Win7 removes Windows Mail
Originally Posted by Gary VanderMolen
It also strips Windows Photo Gallery and Windows Movie
Maker, but you can download the newer Live versions of
those programs also.
Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP (Mail)
"peggy" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:%2358pjS2cJHA.5788@TK2MSFTNGP03.phx.gbl...
>I certainly appreciate your posting of this as well.
> Is this stripping of WM a permanent thing in Windows 7 or is it just because it's a beta?
> Thank you.
> "Gary VanderMolen" <Gary@NoMail.invalid> wrote in message news:%23Cud7WucJHA.1184@TK2MSFTNGP05.phx.gbl...
>> Those of you who will be trying out the just released beta
>> of Windows 7: be aware that if you upgrade over Vista, it
>> removes Windows Mail. If you want to do the Win7 upgrade,
>> I suggest you install Windows Live Mail first. That way it
>> keeps all your accounts, settings and emails.
>> Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP (Mail)
I treid the live mail a couple of times and looked everywhere for the 'leave a copy of mail on server' as I have a btyahoo account. It is not in the new Windows live mail using win7 beta? It doesn't leave mail by default either as I opened my other mail client and no messages.