How To Fix Windows Live Mail Not Working

Since many users are facing issues with Windows Live Mail, we would like to share our solutions to fix them all.Today, we will address the “Windows Live Mail Not Working” issue. We have multiple fixes that might work for you. With no further delay, let us see how to fix the Windows Live Mail not responding problem.

Windows live mail not responding

Run Windows Live Mail As Admin In A Compatibility Mode:

  1. Launch the File Explorer.
  2. Open the C: drive.
  3. Click Program Files.
  4. Select Windows Live Mail
  5. Right-click the wlmail.exe file.
  6. Click Properties.
  7. Click the Compatibility tab on the menu bar.
  8. Tick the checkbox – “Run this program in compatibility mode for:
  9. Also, click the Run this program as an administrator checkbox.
  10. Click OK to confirm the changes and restart your Windows Live Mail.
  11. Run Compatability Troubleshooter

Remove The Current Account And Create A New One:

  1. Launch Windows Live Mail.
  2. Click the Account icon.
  3. Select Sign out of Windows Live Mail from the drop-down list.
  4. Sign Out Of Windows Live Mail
  5. Create a new user account or sign in with an alternate account on the sign-in page.
  6. Check if Windows Live Mail is working perfectly.

Uninstall And Reinstall The Windows Essentials 2012:

STEP-1: Uninstall

  1. Click Start.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Choose the Uninstall a program option under Programs.
  4. Click Windows Live Essentials and choose Uninstall/Change.
  5. Select Remove one or more Windows Essential programs.
  6. Remove Windows Essential programs
  7. Select the Mail option.
  8. Click Uninstall.
  9. Now, restart your PC.

STEP-2: Reinstall

You have successfully uninstalled Windows Live Mail. To reinstall it, look at the instructions below.

  1. Download Windows Essentials.
  2. Run the downloaded setup file on your computer.
  3. When the What do you want to install prompt appears, click on Choose the programs you want to install.
  4. Installation Process
  5. Select Mail.
  6. Click Install.
  7. Wait until the installation process completes.

After implementing the above steps, your Windows Live Mail not working issues should be fixed. If not, feel free to call us.