Q: Windows Live Mail Login failure

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Other Windows Live ID issues
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When I click on the icon for Windows Live Mail I get the following message " Winows Live Mail cannot be started.  Closing Windows Live Mail. Your Calendar contains corrupt data that is forcing Windows Live Mail to close.  0x80004002."

I have changed my password, run my antivirus programs and the computer is clean.  Delted my calendar and opened a new one and still not able to open WLM.  I can however access my hotamail account, My MSN and other Live accounts when I go through MSN homepage.

Any help is appricated.


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Hi greeceguy,

To isolate the issue, please verify if same issue will occur after doing the following.

1. Uninstall and reinstall Windows Live Mail

How to remove and reinstall Windows Live Essentials

2. Repair Windows Live Mail

Note: Before you do this, it would be best to back-up your files.

To repair your Windows Live Mail, please follow these steps:

1. Click the Start/Windows logo on your keyboard.
2. Select Control Panel.
3. Under Programs, click Uninstall a program.
4. Select Windows Live Essentials 2011.
5. Choose Repair all Windows Live programs.
6. After the repair, your computer will ask you if you want to restart later or restart now. Choose Restart Now.

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  THANK YOU...  Solution 2 above fixed the problem. 

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