How to Use Windows Live Mail
Windows Live Mail is part of Windows Live Essentials, Microsoft’s suite of free programs. You can download Windows Live Mail from download.live.com.
Set up an e-mail account: Click the Menu tab (the leftmost tab on the ribbon) and choose Options→Email Accounts.
Set your e-mail preferences: Choose Menu→Options.
Compose a new message: Press Ctrl+N or click the Email Message button on the Home tab.
Attach a file: Drag the file into the message text section of the message window.
Send and receive messages: Choose Send/Receive on the Home tab or F5.
Delete the current message: Press Delete or click the Delete button on the Home tab.
Reply to the current message: Press Ctrl+R or click the Reply button on the Home tab.
Forward the current message: Press Ctrl+F or click the Forward button on the Home tab.
Display your Contacts (address book): Click the Contacts button in the lower left corner of the window.
Create a new mail folder: Right-click the folder in which you want to create the new folder and choose New Folder.
Configure junk mail filtering: Right-click any message and choose Junk Email.