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Windows 10 Email Program

Posted: Tue Dec 26, 2017 6:21 am
by Ged
I have the basic Windows Mail and Calendar App. I would like to set it up with MailWasher but settings only gives the choice of Outlook 2016 and Hotmail. When I click, "Use other application" and browse, I cannot find my email app. It doesnt seem to have an exec file anywhere?

How do I hook MailWasher with Windows Mail so that I click the icon and go to my mail app?

Re: Windows 10 Email Program

Posted: Tue Dec 26, 2017 7:39 am
by TrustFire

Re: Windows 10 Email Program

Posted: Tue Dec 26, 2017 12:42 pm
by Ged

Re: Windows 10 Email Program

Posted: Tue Dec 26, 2017 6:56 pm
by TrustFire
Ged wrote:No luck :scratch
Please elaborate with details.

I could not understand the intention behind posting those screenshots. :scratch

Re: Windows 10 Email Program

Posted: Tue Dec 26, 2017 7:01 pm
by TrustFire
You might also want to check whether the executable of your Windows Mail is available at either of the following destinations:—

Re: Windows 10 Email Program

Posted: Wed Dec 27, 2017 6:02 am
by Ged
You could try to re-map your 'Windows Live Mail' path from within MWP through the following:--
  • 'Settings' >>----> 'General Options' >>----> (tick/enable) Launch email application after processing >>----> 'Specify' >>----> 'Use a preconfigured mail client' >>----> (from the dropdown menu,) 'Windows Live Mail' >>----> 'OK'
Unfortunately, only Outlook 2016 and Hotmail are shown on the dropdown.
(If for some strange reasons 'Windows Live Mail' is not present in the dropdown menu, you may tick/enable) >>----> 'Specify a mail client command' (and then manually enter either one of the following paths - preferably the first one):-
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    C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\wlmail.exe

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    C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Windows Live Mail
Windows Mail folder exists among my program files, but it only contains WAB files. (no executable? how strange is that? :crazy ) So when I use the paths suggested above, I get error messages.

Re: Windows 10 Email Program

Posted: Wed Dec 27, 2017 6:45 am
by TrustFire
Ged wrote:Windows Mail folder exists among my program files, but it only contains WAB files. (no executable? how strange is that? :crazy ) So when I use the paths suggested above, I get error messages.
The installation directory is C:\Program Files\Windows Mail and C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Mail not C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mail or C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail

The executable you want to be looking for inside the Windows Mail directory is WinMail.exe — check out the contents:—
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Re: Windows 10 Email Program

Posted: Wed Dec 27, 2017 7:18 am
by Ged
No, there is no WinMail.exe to be found either in that folder or when doing a search. Im using Windows 10.

Man, am I one rattled rabbit! o_O

Re: Windows 10 Email Program

Posted: Wed Dec 27, 2017 9:51 am
by TrustFire
You may want to take a look at this tutorial.

Re: Windows 10 Email Program

Posted: Wed Dec 27, 2017 11:25 am
by Ged
Oh Nora! :facepalm When is MailWasher going to invent an email app and put Microsoft out of the email business??