Windows® Live Mail Not Working
What are the reasons behind Windows Live Mail not working properly? Discuss tips to fix the issue.
Windows Live Mail is the latest e-mail client program. It has been added with many features that offer a great experience while e-mailing. But, there are some situations during which Windows Live Mail stops working properly. There are a number of reasons behind the issues. You can resolve it by some simple steps. One of the most possible reasons behind Windows Live Mail not working properly is the improper Internet connection setup in the system. Improper installation or some bugs in Windows Mail may also cause this problem. Some corruptions in the system registry also cause this issue.
Following are some tips to fix issue of Windows Live Mail not working properly:
- Enable secure connection to e-mail server
- Check system registry
- Reinstall Windows Live Mail
Enable secure connection to e-mail server
You need to enable secure connection to e-mail server to make Windows Live Mail work properly. To do this, open Windows Live Mail and select 'E-mail account' option located under Mail menu. Select properties of E-mail account and click on 'Advanced' tab. If you are getting problem while receiving e-mail, you need to select the 'This server requires a secure connection' check box under the Incoming mail option. If the problem is with sending e-mail, select the 'This server requires a secure connection' under Outgoing mail.
Check system registry
If Windows system registry has got some corruptions, it may block Windows Live Mail from working properly. You can fix the issue by checking the system registry and making appropriate corrections. There are a number of registry cleaner software like RegistryFix, RegCure that can be used for this purpose. You need to just install the software and run it in the system. This way, all registry errors get fixed.
It might be possible that some problems occurred while installing Windows Live Mail that resulted in this issue. To fix the issue, you need to just reinstall Windows Live Mail. To do this, you need to uninstall Windows Live Mail using the Add or Remove Program. Then install Windows Live Mail again. It starts a new version of Windows Live Mail with all issues fixed.
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