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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Microsoft Windows 8 by Paul McFedries

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Manufacturing New Message Folders

Right out of the box, Windows Live Mail comes with the six prefab folders that I described earlier in this chapter. Surely that’s enough folders for anyone, right?

Maybe not. Even if you’re good at deleting the detritus from your Inbox folder, it still won’t take long before it becomes bloated with messages and finding the note you need becomes a real needle-in-a-haystack exercise. What you really need is a way to organize your mail. For example, suppose you and your boss exchange a lot of email. Rather than storing all her messages in your Inbox folder, you could create a separate folder just for her messages. You could also create folders for each internet mailing list to which you subscribe, for current projects, ...

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