Things to keep in mind while installing Windows Mail in Windows® 7
How does one install Windows Mail in a Windows 7 PC?
Windows mail is an e-mail client that helps you manage an e-mail account. It comes by default with Windows Vista. However, it may not be available in Windows 7. It is quite simple to install Windows Mail in a Windows 7 computer. To do this, you first need to access a Windows Vista system. In Windows Vista, you need to access the %SystemDrive% folder and navigate to the Windows mail folder. In the Windows mail folder, select and copy all the content. Then, you need to replace the same folder in Windows 7. You would then see that Windows Mail is installed in the system. If it is not included in a Windows Vista system, you can try downloading and installing it directly from Microsoft's websites.
Things to keep in mind while installing Windows Mail in a Windows 7 PC:
- Turn off security software
- Check for updates
- Check compatibility
Turn off security software
There are some things that you need to keep in mind while installing Windows Mail in a Windows 7 system. You need to ensure that the e-mail scanning feature of the security software is not turned on in the system. If it is on, you need to turn it off. Sometimes, the e-mail scanning feature will corrupt the entire message folder of Windows Mail . It may also result in problems when you try to open attachments in Windows mail. You can still protect the system with the system protection feature of an antivirus program.
Check for updates
Another point to keep in mind while installing Windows Mail in a Windows 7 system is that you need to check for updates. The application may not be updated at the time of installation. You can get the updates from Microsoft's websites. The updating task will add more features to the application. You can see Windows Mail working more efficiently after its is updated.
You need to check the compatibility of Windows mail with a Windows 7 system when you try to install the application in the system. You need to check if the application is 32 or 64 bit. You need to configure the system in order to make it compatible with the application. This is necessary for the proper working of Windows mail in a system.
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