Tip & How-To about Microsoft Windows Live Mail
For those of you who are still "stuck" in Windows Live Mail-mode, and wish to continue using it, first delete the account from Windows Live Mail.
Add a new account, and choose MANUAL SETTINGS, make it an IMAP account, and here is the information you need, in screengrabs
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Erase Email Addresses in My Computer
Email addresses can be stored on a computer if you use email software, such as Microsoft Office Outlook and Yahoo Messenger Beta.
Deleting email addresses manually from these programs does not actually completely erase them from your computer.
To erase email addresses permanently, meaning that a hard drive recovery program will not be able to restore them if it is used, requires a process called formatting, which completely erases the information on a hard drive.
Click on the shortcut "My Computer," which you can locate on your desktop.
Right click "Local Disk (C:)" and select the "Format" option.
Change the "Allocation Size Unit" to "Default Allocation Size."
Click the "Start" button.
The email addresses, as well as the rest of the files on the hard drive, will now be erased.
Delete a Live Mail Email Address
Windows Live Mail is a part of the Windows Live suite of productivity and entertainment programs, and it is intended to be the new free email client for Windows beginning with Windows 7.
After trying Windows Live Mail, you may decide that you have added too many email addresses and that you would prefer to use the email client to check only one address.
Remove an email address from Windows Live Mail to reduce the clutter in your email inbox.
Launch Windows Live Mail, and browse to the "Tools" menu at the top of the screen.
Click the email account that you would like to delete.
Click the "Remove" button.
A message will appear to remind you that any messages belonging to the email account that are not backed up in another location will be deleted permanently.
Click "OK" to confirm.
The account will be deleted immediately.
Click "Close" to return to Windows Live Mail.
Delete Hotmail Adresses
Log in to your hotmail account and click "Help."
Search for "Cancel Account" and select "Why are all my email messages gone?"
Expand the option that says "Close a free Hotmail account" and click "Windows Live Hotmail close account."
Click "Close Account" on the page that opens.
If you do not sign in to your account for 365 days, your account will also be deleted.
Hope this helps.
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