Open Windows Mail, then click the blue button (upper left) in the Windows Live Mail program, then export mail, then select account. Select your current account, then click the export button, and save the iaf file to your desktop. This iaf file holds all your mail and contacts and syncs with your account.
Then, get Revo Uninstaller, click here: http://tinyurl.com/22scp8r
After you install and run the program, look for the Windows Live Essential program, right click it, and select uninstall > Make sure to pick the advanced mode, then click next > If you get a window like this,
Select remove one or more windows live programs > On the next page check all programs to remove
If it asks you to reboot at anytime, choose no. After it is done uninstalling, pick next > After it scans, remove all leftover registry items and folders it finds (pick Select All, then Delete) > When finished, restart, then reinstall Windows Live Essentials, click here
Open Windows Live Mail again, and try a link, keep me posted