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  1. pete44

    pete44 Thread Starter

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    Tried to use my g account in windows 7 transferred to set up now all my old g mail is coming over a massive amount ...Can I correct this ? or can I delete all and start again???
     
  2. Hughv

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    Transferred to set up what?
    Are you downloading your Gmail account, or using offline sync?
    What email client?
     
  3. pete44

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    Hughv thanks for the reply, first non tech here. I got another computer with win7 64bit and loaded windows live mail to receive mail ( which seems like a bad decision now as maybe outlook would be more suited for work?) have foxfire with gmail on other and wanted to run it on win7 too. Now I seem to have it located on win live but can not use it to send mail using G it only receives it from G-mail.Is there a fix ? or would it be better to delete Live and use Outlook...thanks for your time
     
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    If you're using exchange, Outlook is probably better.
    Why do you want to download Gmail to Windows Live?
    The Gmail interface is easy to use and requires no set up at all.
     
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    How true . The reason is on win 7 it has media player installed my other cu is running foxfire (gmail) and all the patches I have used to run it ext/plugs all I get is a blank screen with audio only. As I need to use media as clients use it to send me stuff. I was hoping in those situations I could download it on the win7 cu...now it has me so mixed up I feel like a deer in the headlights...just want it easy and seemless..again thanks for the reply
     
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    Installing an e-mail client will have no effect on the ability to play media files people e-mail you.
     
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    I have always wondered why people still prefer to pull their email down to their PC. I love the GMAIL interface. Grouping emails together has been a life saver for me. Creating Filters and labels is also a great feature. Setting up certain email to forward to my wife or my work email address is also awesome.
     
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    yes the email client has no effect but as foxfire uses plugs and ext to work media have still left it without video I was going to download them on the win7 to run the video from there...seems like the best solution for a non tech (me) is to delete win live and see if I can get gmail into win7??
     
  9. Hughv

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    What Double-helix said.
    Get VLC.
     
  10. pete44

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    Get VCL ?....thanks to you all for the responces
     
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    You can download a video attachment from an e-mail message in Gmail without going through the whole process of setting up an e-mail client program and downloading all your e-mail. That simply won't resolve anything. You need a program capable of viewing the videos. It's as simple as that.
     
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