Which email programme to choose

  firegamp 21:30 PM 16 May 11
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Live Mail has won! I want to move to a new email prog. But which? Free or paid for isn't the issue. I just want a simple way to send and receive mails, occasionally attaching a document or an image, without the need for fancy work-arounds. Oh yes, and an easy-to-manage contacts/address book. I run Windows 7 Professional and my very economical broadband package, with excellent security, is from TalkTalk. Can anyone speak from experience and suggest something reliable and really worth trying? Please....?

  iscanut2 21:40 PM 16 May 11

Google mail or Thunderbird.. Google both and see what you think after downloading them and trying them out. What is the problem with Hotmail ?

  Terry Brown 14:37 PM 17 May 11

If you are using any version of Windows office (from 2000 up), the Office Email system gives a good run for the money.

Terry

  amonra 17:04 PM 17 May 11

Gmail is very good at sorting spam from wanted mail and being web based, it can be accessed from anywhere. Thoroughly recommended. I also use Thunderbird, OK, but has its little quirks.

  dms_05 09:36 AM 18 May 11

You could try Opera - this includes a very good email facilty within the browser and will handle POP or IMAP servers. I've used it for years and wouldn't change. Have a look http://www.opera.com/download/

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