How Do I Delete Email Messages From Windows Mail

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Windows Mail is the upgraded version of Outlook Express. It came preinstalled in Windows Vista operating system. When it comes to features, Windows Mail is a few steps ahead of Outlook Express. It has advanced spam protection, newsgroup support, automatic email checking and Windows Live help options. Besides that, the app is highly compatible with a number of email server protocols. You can set up any of your favourite email accounts in Windows Mail, say POP3 or IMAP accounts.

Windows Mail compatibility

Microsoft claims that Windows Mail is compatible with multiple operating systems. Nevertheless, the tech giant encourages users of latest Windows operating systems like Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 to migrate to Windows Live Mail, the upgraded version of Windows Mail.

How to delete email messages in Windows Mail?

There is a simple method to delete unwanted or read email messages from your Windows Mail application. Find out the steps for the same from below.


  • Launch your Windows Mail application. Make sure that you sign into the specific email account from which you want to remove the message.
  • Navigate to the folder that contains the messages and double-click it to open.
  • Go through the messages in the folder and mark the messages that you wish to delete.
  • In order to the mark the messages, select the checkbox before each message that has to be deleted.

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  • Following that, go to the Window Mail toolbar and choose the Delete button. An alternative option is pressing the Delete key on your keyboard. You will be prompted now to confirm your decision to delete the messages. Click Yes to confirm and proceed.
  • After that, navigate to the folder pane and choose Deleted Items. Click the button that says Empty Deleted Items from the Edit menu that pops up. This will ensure that the messages are permanently deleted.
  • Remember, you won’t be able to recover any of the messages that have been permanently deleted. Therefore, make sure that you have backed up all the important messages before you clear a specific email folder in your Windows Mail application.

In this article, you have seen the easiest method to delete messages from your Windows Mail application. If you have any other doubts regarding email deletion in Windows Mail, you can contact our Windows Live help desk. You can also visit our Windows Live support forums and find answers for your queries.

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Windows Live Work Issue With Linksys

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Windows Live Support Info

Windows Live Essentials suite is a collection of applications consisting of desktop software and services. Windows Live Mail, probably the most popular service in the pack, allows you to access your email, contacts, and calendar. All this is possible even when you are offline. Windows Live Mail assists you in managing various e-mail accounts, including Gmail, Yahoo! Mail Plus, and many more, and all this, in one program.

Windows Live suite is completely compatible with the Linksys range of routers. In case you are encountering issues using the software with a Linksys router, here are some useful troubleshooting steps by Windows Live support to help you resolve the problem.

Resolving Linksys Router issues

First and foremost, you need to check whether you are able to access other websites and online services through the router from your system and other devices on your local network. In case it is not possible for you to connect to the Internet at all, this means that there is a problem with the router. Restart the device, update to the latest drivers for your Wi-Fi adapter or network card, and double-check the entire network settings in your OS to resolve the problem. After that, you need to check whether it is broadcasting a Wi-Fi signal, of course, if you need to connect wirelessly.

Fixing Windows Live on the system

Windows Live Essentials pack consists of multiple desktop software applications like the popular Windows Live Messenger for instant messaging, and one of the most used email clients Windows Live Mail. Actually, in normal cases, all these packages are compatible with Linksys routers, assuming the router functions properly. In case there are any specific issues in a particular application, it is possible to uninstall and then reinstall the software and fix the issue.

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Ensure whether you are using the latest version of the Windows Live suite from If you have any trouble signing in to your Windows Live account, you need to double-check the username as well as the password you provided.

Resolution of Windows Live on the web

Windows Live applications, as the name suggests, are alive on the web. There are services such as the popular webmail client Hotmail and the cloud storage service SkyDrive available online. If you are facing some problems with these sites, you can visit for details concerning technical issues or outages.

Hope the above information was useful in resolving Windows Live issue with Linksys Router. For more such tips, check out other posts here.

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Getting Gamertag Associated With Windows Live ID


                       Windows Live ID

When you signed up for an Xbox Live account and made a gamertag, you provided an email address in your Xbox 360 console. By default, Microsoft makes a new Windows Live ID for the email address that you have provided. If you are already having a Windows Live ID , you will be able to change your Xbox Live account settings, associating the gamertag with any Windows Live ID that you choose. This complete process can be finished through your Xbox 360 dashboard. The Windows live support tips that are shared below will help you to make your Xbox 360 gamertag associated with the Windows Live ID.


  • Turn on your TV and the Xbox 360 gaming console, then log into your Xbox Live account. By default, most of the accounts are set to log in automatically. A pop-up will be displayed at the bottom of the TV screen telling you if you were automatically signed in.
  • Move to the menu by pressing up or down on left joystick of the Xbox 360 controller.
  • Press the left joystick to the right side and then select your avatar. While the avatar is selected, press the A button to see your account.
  • Make use of the left joystick to select Account Management and then press A again. From this menu, you can select Manage Account and then press A again.
  • Navigate to the Windows Live ID using the left joystick and press A to select it.
  • Choose Change Windows Live ID using the left joystick and press the A button.


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  • Press A again to confirm Yes in the pop-up window that is displayed.
  • Type in the Windows Live ID and password that you wish to associate with your account. You can type in this information by navigating through the virtual keyboard that is displayed on the screen, or you may plug a USB keyboard directly to the Xbox 360 console.
  • Choose Sign In with the joystick and press A.
  • Choose Yes, Change when prompted and push the A button.
  • Highlight Done and press A when you are done with the steps.

These are the simple steps to associate your Xbox Live gamertag with the desired Windows Live ID. For further assistance on these steps, you can contact the Windows live support team.

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Setting AKO With Windows Live Mail

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Army Knowledge Online, popularly known by its acronym AKO is a service provided by the US military and offers their users an IMAP server for accessing the AKO email account from a desktop email program rather than just providing a standard webmail system. Here we discuss how you can configure Windows Live Mail to access AKO emails from your desktop.


  • Look for the Accounts tab found at the top of the Windows Live mail window and click on it when found to open a drop down menu. Click on the Email tab found under the New Account section.
  • Now type in your email address in the text box found next to the option labeled as Email Address and password for logging in to the email account in the textbox found next to the Password option.
  • Make sure that you do enter your name in the textbox next to the Display Name field and click on the Ok button to save the entered data. This name will be displayed for all people who receive an email message from you.
  • Now you will be able to see a label named as Incoming Server Information, click on the box labeled as Server Type and select the type of server as IMAP.
  • Windows Live help team advises that you to enter in the textbox found next to the option labeled as Incoming Server Address, and also make sure that you do set the incoming port number as 993 in the Incoming Port Number field.

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                  Windows Live Help Instructions

  • Windows Live help technicians state that you now will be able to see an option labeled as Requires a Secure Connection (SSL) below the above options, put a check mark in the checkbox found next to it.
  • You also need to set the outgoing server address as in the textbox found next to the option labeled as Outgoing Server Address. Also set the port number as 465 in the Outgoing Port Number textbox.
  • Make sure that you put check marks in the check boxes found beside the options Requires a Secure Connection (SSL) and Requires Authentication.
  • Click on the Next button followed by the Finish button for saving the changes made to the program.

If you follow the simple instructions given above, you will be able to setup a new email AKO account with the Windows Live Mail program.

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All About Xbox Live Account

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              Features Of Xbox Live

If you are a gaming enthusiast, then you might already have an Xbox with you. Xbox is one of the best gaming devices in the world, which is released by Microsoft. Xbox was the first version and then came Xbox 360. The latest Xbox device available in the market is Xbox One. Now, if you have an Xbox gaming console, then it is a must to have an Xbox Live account. According to Windows live chat support, an Xbox Live account offers you various advantages.

The first and major advantage of having an Xbox Live account is that you can compete with numerous online gamers and test your skills. However, in order to use the premium services of the account, you need to subscribe to the paid version of the program. So, how can you setup an account with the program? In order to setup an account, you may enter the basic details under the sign up section. You will receive an activation mail, and in order to activate your account, you simply need to click the link in the email.

As mentioned above, you choose the free version or the paid version of the account. If you choose the gold version, you can enjoy all the latest features with the account. The free version does not allow you to use the premium features of the program. Now, when you start playing with the Xbox account, you would find that e points play a major role in the games. You can earn more points based on your skills and the results of the game. The points are known as MSPoints or Microsoftpoints. With more points, you will start climbing up on to the top of the charts. The points are calculated based on the rules of the game you play.

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The program offers numerous features for giving you the best gaming experience. With the help of the account, you can save the names and contacts of 100 friends. This would help you to engage in the game with your contact list with ease.

The account has many features integrated in it. For instance, you can chat with your opponent through the Windows Live Messenger program. You will also have access to Xbox Live market place. If you have any queries regarding any of the Xbox account features, you may contact the Windows Live chat support or our technical support team for assistance.

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