Yes..they are two different issues..
One wlmail.exe still running that prevented a subsequent WLM open; the other wlmail.exe running preventing compaction.
One patched/resolved the other still an issue.
"Aski - MVP" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:O55xmAnQKHA.3296@TK2MSFTNGP04.phx.gbl...
> This bug, often found in the past, is somewhat different from that to which I referred in my previous message.
> Thank you
> MVP Windows Desktop Experience
> "...winston" <email@example.com> a écrit dans le message de groupe de discussion : u4Eb$PlQKHA.488@TK2MSFTNGP05.phx.gbl...
>> The fix addressed opening/launching WLM if wlmail.exe was still running.
>> Some users had problems launching Windows Live Mail and we have addressed this. In some cases, after you closed Windows Live
>> Mail, the application would appear to close, but the wlmail.exe process would continue to run in the background. That process
>> would prevent Mail from launching in the future.
>> ***Not necessarily ending process on wlmail.exe running in the background on exit**
>> I.e The above quote text appears to verify if wlmail.exe is open when attempting to launch, if open end the prior wlmail.exe
>> process then continue with the launch process. Pretty simple <if, then> patch.
>> ms-mvp mail
>> "Gary VanderMolen" <gary@NoMail.invalid> wrote in message news:#kVkAefQKHA.1876@TK2MSFTNGP06.phx.gbl...
>>> I believe that issue was corrected in the latest version: 14.0.8089.0726.
>>> Get it from http://download.live.com/wlmail
>>> Gary VanderMolen, Microsoft MVP (Mail)
>>> "marstinson" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:7338BC2C-98A4-4274-A81E-FBAD857055B1@microsoft.com...
>>>> Whenever I close the WLM client in XPSP3, the wlmail.exe process does not
>>>> terminate. I have to use the Task Manager to terminate the process before I
>>>> can relaunch the application. Does anyone know what might be causing this and
>>>> (more importantly) how to fix it?
>>>> I run into this same issue with Outlook 2007 (the outlook.exe process does
>>>> not terminate properly in XP - it does on Vista, though - go figure), so it
>>>> makes me wonder if there might be a connection between the two issues.
>>>> We are all slaves to our history. It is only by understanding history that
>>>> we can break those chains.