Windows® Mail working slow
What are the reasons that make Windows Mail to work slow? Get tips to fix the problem
Windows Mail is an e-mail client used in Windows Vista. E-mails can be sorted and read easily with the help of this application. Some of its features are faster search, junk mail filter, phishing filter and other newsgroup features. It provides built-in search field in which you can search for any of your e-mail instantly. This search can be done on your PC's hard disk drive for any topic to find its related e-mail. Junk Mail Filter feature helps you to separate your junk e-mail without any settings or feedback. Phishing filter is another important feature found in Windows Mail. Phishing is malpractice performed by online scammers to steal your information like credit card numbers and other important passwords. Windows Mail helps you in simply detecting the scam links by its phishing filter feature.
The following are the reasons that make Windows Mail work slow and the tips to fix the problems:
- Tip to fix antivirus program issue
- Tip to fix large e-mail attachment & database issues
The major reasons for slow Windows Mail is the presence of antivirus program which is not at all compatible with Windows Vista or Windows Mail. Some of the other reasons is the conflict with latest Windows update, use of too many contacts that will bring timing delay for sending mail, use of lot of e-mail messages with large attachments and other database issues.
Tip to fix antivirus program issue
Some of the quick and easy tips to fix the antivirus program issue is to turn off its e-mail scanning options which can corrupt the entire message folder of Windows Mail. The e-mail scans can also bring problems in opening attachments of the e-mail. Older versions of any antivirus program must be uninstalled as they create problems with Windows Mail.
To fix the large e-mail attachment issue, convert the attachment file into a smaller ZIP file for sending as well as receiving the e-mail messages. You can end a process i.e. winmail.exe from Task Manager to fix a particular database issue. You can also use a free program called as WMUtil to make your database Compact and also help to repair your database.
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