Windows® Mail Contacts Failed to Load
Windows Mail is an e-mail program developed by Microsoft. Windows Mail is a free email program included in Windows Vista as default email client. In Windows XP, the predecessor of Vista contains Microsoft Outlook Express as the default email client which is then replaced by Windows Mail in Windows Vista. We can easily manage and organize e-mails using Windows Mail program. Windows Mail also includes lots of improvement over previous versions. In spite of all these advantages, Windows Mail exhibit some problems. When you try to access Windows Mail, it may fail to load and displays the message ‘Contacts failed to load’. There are lots of reasons behind the issue. We can upgrade Windows Mail to Windows Live Mail, the latest e-mail program released by Microsoft.
Some of the possible reason for the error "Windows Mail fails to load the contact message" and methods to fix the issue:
- Possible reasons
- Resolving techniques
Windows Mail behaves unexpectedly in some cases and displays different types of error messages. There are lots of reasons for the issues. In some cases when you try to access Windows Mail, you may get the message "Contacts failed to load". If the registry values for Windows Mail and the contacts are not set correctly, then you may experience the above discussed issue. Similarly when you move the Contact folder of Windows Mail to some other location of the hard disk, then also you will get the error message.
We can resolve the issue associated with Windows Mail by identifying the exact cause for the problem. If your Windows Mail registry values are damaged, then replace the values with correct one. Updating or restoring Windows Mail will resolve certain issues associated with Windows Mail. The better practice is to upgrade to the latest version of Windows Live Mail. Accidental modification as well as virus attack may damage the registry. Hence keep the system clean and safe.
You have to notice several things while resolving the problems associated with Windows Mail. Third party antivirus programs running in the system background will create a lot of problems to Windows Mail. If you are updating or upgrading Windows Mail, make sure that it is not a corrupted or cracked file. There are lots of malicious sites available which offers cracked version of Windows Mail.
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