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While Windows Live Mail doesn't have its own repair feature, it is part of the Windows Essentials 2012 package, which does have a repair function.

Since this function repairs all applications that are a part of Windows Essentials 2012, repairing Windows Essentials 2012 should fix your Windows Live Mail problems. Click "Windows Essentials 2012" from the list of installed programs.

John Ruiz began his writing career in 2008 as a freelancer writing for e How and various technology, software and hardware blogs. Ruiz earned a Bachelor of Science in information technology and web design from AMA Computer University.

The Windows Live Messenger application is the default instant messaging application that comes preinstalled on every Windows-based computer.

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Click the "Uninstall/Change" button to launch the Windows Essentials 2012 setup application.

Having had windows live mail working satisfactorily for some time, I now find that I cannot open a new email or reply/forward to another.

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This version is built on the Office 365 platform, which should bring some performance improvements, and there are several interface enhancements.

Drivers are small software programs that enable the OS to recognize and control the devices attached to your system.

You can either use a tool like Driver Finder to easily scan and download your missing webcam device drivers or else you will need to go to your webcam manufacturer’s support site and check if they have provided drivers to make the model of your webcam compatible with Windows 7.

If you have recently upgraded to Windows 7, there is a probability that some of your peripheral devices will not work on this operating system (OS).

Several users have found that their webcam, which worked perfectly in older versions of Windows, is not recognized or does not work correctly under Windows 7 – (they get an error which says their webcam is not compatible with this OS or experience messages like “device cannot start” etc.) You may think there is no other option other than to run out an purchase a new webcam – however before you jump the gun, let’s look at some troubleshooting steps that can get your webcam working correctly in Windows 7 This step needs to be followed if your webcam is listed in Device Manager and you can see a yellow exclamation mark next to it.

If your webcam manufacturer provides the drivers for Windows 7, you will need to find, download and install them.

Next, you should restart you computer, after which your webcam should be automatically detected and installed under Windows 7 device manager.

But sometimes users want to completely disable Live tile preview feature for all apps in Windows. Apply changes and it'll immediately disable live tiles feature for all apps on Start Screen. Close Registry Editor and restart, log off or restart Explorer as given Once you disable live tiles feature, you may notice that some apps still show live previews on their tiles.

Recently one Ask VG reader "Jake" contacted us regarding same problem: Today in this tutorial, we are going to tell you ways to permanently turn off live tiles feature in Windows 8 and later Windows versions such as Windows 8.1, Windows 10, etc. If you can't use or don't want to use Group Policy Editor, you can take help of Registry Editor for the same task. Type regedit in RUN or Start search box and press Enter. It happens because those apps have stored those old live previews in cache.

So if you also want to disable all live tiles preview feature on Start Screen, check out following simple methods: 3. After disabling live tiles feature, all apps will stop downloading and updating live previews but they may show previously downloaded previews on their tiles.

In right-side pane, look for "Turn off tile notifications" option. To delete these cached live previews as well, you can follow these simple steps: 1.

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