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To change settings for Windows Live Mail, choose Options > Mail from the File menu at the top of the main Windows Live Mail screen

 

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General

Allows you to enable how often Windows Live Mail checks for new messages and how it informs you of new messages. You can also make Windows Live Mail the default mail program here

Read

Various settings on how Windows Live Mail deals with and displays new messages

Receipts

Enable the request of a read receipt when someone views your email and also settings to deal with how you wish to deal with emails received that request a receipt

Send

Options on how to send emails and also to choose the default format that you use to send

Compose

Choose default fonts and stationery for your messages

Signatures

Allows you to create a signature to appear at the bottom of all messages you send

Spelling

Options to choose language and set options for spell checking of messages

Connection

Settings related to how Windows Live Mail connects to the internet

Advanced

Advanced settings for how messages are dealt with and maintenance