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Email clients - tried them all still like OUTLOOK EXPRESS

  1. #11

    Hafnarfjörður IS
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    Quote Originally Posted by davehc View Post
    I understand, Jimbo. It is a bit harsh. Maybe another Jimbo, but I seem to recall you querying this on an MSDN site a long time ago - with no sensible answer!
    Hi there

    I think it was me !!! anyway nos success with OE -- couldn't get OE to work with Wine, Thunderbird was "semi-passable" - didn't seem to be able to customize the emails to show in groups like Outlook -- and the fonts took a HUGE amount of playing around with - they required serious work on "mega-De-uglification".

    So I'll stick with Outlook 2010 == does what I need and as I run it on a VM I don't have to worry about end of support (which I think lasts until 2020 anyway !!).


    You forgot these as well !!!!!

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  2. #12

    Full IMAP Gmail - Seven

    I used OE for many years
    Then used Foxmail 7.0.93 for

    preview in 1 click pdf, xls, doc, jpg INSIDE the mail window (like Outlook)... etc
    fast search in 2 click for all mails from one sender
    open close folders pane in 1 click
    delayed sending
    select which attachments to download
    change accounts order
    change folders order
    different ringtone for each account
    automatic different template for each account /send/reply/forward
    many macro but very important for automatic replies or mails : %cursor%

    but recently I had some problems with gmail synchro

    So I bought or tried all
    The Bat pro
    last Foxmail 7.2
    Thunderbird beta 30

    No one has the ALL «old» Foxmail functions
    I use Thunderbird 30 but I do not like it very much (except quick folders move addon)

    So if you know one I buy immediatly

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  3. #13

    I am Woman! Hear Me Roar!
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    4 Windows 7 Pro Sp1- 4 Win 8 Pro, 1- xp pro sp3

    Quote Originally Posted by fireberd View Post
    Although Microsoft has put Office 2003 out to pasture like Windows XP, I hate to give up Outlook 2003. I've tried Windows Live Mail land Thunderbird. The new Thunderbird looks a lot like Windows Live Mail.

    Ultimately I know I have to give up Outlook 2003. I've already installed Libre Office and started using that instead of the other Office applications.
    I actually like Libre office and am putting it on all xpired office 2003 clients that do not need Outlook or do not do heavy usage of office programs
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  4. #14

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    4 Windows 7 Pro Sp1- 4 Win 8 Pro, 1- xp pro sp3

    I think WLM looks so similar to Outlook Express. It does have a calendar on it too
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  5. #15

    Yeah, outlook express was "Express" all right. I'm using Outlook 2013 but rarely, mostly web-mail now. 3 main accounts are always signed in so I get notifications when mail arrives. Outlook became all but mail, the other crap not needed at all.
    Could not find anything else good and to my satisfaction.
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