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How to use Winmail on Windows 8.

  1. #11


    Posts : 98
    Vista/Win7/Win8/Win10 (x86/x64)


    Okay I see what you are saying with your Windows Mail Folder that now you have two folders; you threw me from your post #2 where you said you "Deleted the Windows Mail folder" but the next post said you really didn't. I remembered and see you also said you "Copy Windows Mail '''Folder''' from Vista to the same place on 8" ...but now say you only copy all the files inside the folder - I can't keep up with you keep changing your mind, but no problem NiFu because on that point of course we all know that whether you simply copy the whole working folder from 7 to 8 after having set permissions, or instead do it your way and copy all the files within the 7 folder and creates a new folder on 8 and renames it the same name while renaming the original to something else, phew ..but it ends up being the exact same folder and contents doesn't it ... as I said it's just Semantics.

    Anyway you're saying you actually have Two folders in your programs folder but just renamed one of them to 8 to have it be inactive - okay that'll work since you must already have WM working, but no where since 2009 have I've seen anyone do it that way but instead uses the original method as outlined in both forums original posts and throughout the threads on the topic.. ..but I get it you like to be rouge and do your own thing for your own folder not to mention the dll placement, nor not even using the reg file with all its known benefits is a must.. but each person is free to do it their own way. Thank you


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  2. #12


    Posts : 25
    windows 8 64 bit


    hi i am desperately trying to get windows mail back i am using windows 8 64 bit but no matter what i try nothing seems to work can anyone help me out please thanks forum
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  3. #13


    Posts : 54
    Windows 8 x64


    1 dl windows mail and dl take ownership

    2 install take ownership

    3 right click on the windows mail folder in both program files and program files (x86) and take ownership of both of them and delete them

    4 then extract and copy windows mail across to program files (NOT program files (x86)
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  4. #14


    Posts : 25
    windows 8 64 bit


    thats the issue stupid windows refuses to let me take ownership
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  5. #15


    Posts : 25
    windows 8 64 bit


    ok got a step further now i get this with the dll file ok (the module "c:\windows\system32\msidcrl30.dll"
    was loaded but the entry point register dllregisterserver was not found
    make sure that "c:\windows\system32\msidcrl30.dll" is a valid dll or ocx file and then try again any ideas forum hope to hear from someone soon thanks
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  6. #16


    Posts : 14
    8 home prem


    The key is to use this person's msidcrl30.dll file. Using WinMail (Vista version) in Win 8 | Windows 8 Forums

    You can also use UNLOCKER 1.9.1 BY CEDRICK 'NITCH' COLLOMB to take control.
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  7. #17


    I am the opposite, I want to default my mail to gmail???
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  8. #18


    Posts : 25
    windows 8 64 bit


    have tried that get the same error with the dll file ok and i had worked out how to get control thanks anyway will keep note of the unlocker any other ideas let me know thanks
    Quote Originally Posted by Bill818 View Post
    The key is to use this person's msidcrl30.dll file. Using WinMail (Vista version) in Win 8 | Windows 8 Forums

    You can also use UNLOCKER 1.9.1 BY CEDRICK 'NITCH' COLLOMB to take control.
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  9. #19


    Advice taken and downloaded, thats another bug I hate, 'you cannot delete X, Y or Z' - its MY pc I do what I want - sort of, please?
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  10. #20


    Posts : 25
    windows 8 64 bit


    just noticed something quite strange that once i have copied the files over to the program files directory or even once i unzip the files the winmail.exe file just disappears hmm wonder why that is any ideas
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