The original web-based email service, launched in 1996 and subsequently purchased and operated by Microsoft.

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“:-( Something went wrong” message when trying to log in to hotmail/outlook on Chrome

I'm trying to log in to my Hotmail account using Google Chrome web browser and after I enter my email and password, the page shows this in the center for about 10 seconds: and then I get this ...
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New Outlook Preview Not Forwarding Messages

Was forced to upgrade to the new outlook preview so I setup forwarding to another email account (less business-y), sent a couple test emails and those worked once. After that it almost seems as though ...
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How to get hotmail to accept my mails

Hotmail keeps rejecting my mails for undisclosed reasons with a code 550 SC-001 Mail rejected by Outlook.com for policy reasons. Reasons for rejection may be related to content with spam-like ...
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Can I unlink my Windows (8-10) computer user profile from my hotmail account?

When I got my computer, Windows basically demanded that I put in my hotmail account information. I have now upgraded to Windows 10. I would like to know if it is possible to now unlink my Windows ...
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What causes Windows Live Mail to fail with hotmail?

I've been having trouble getting Windows Live Mail to receive mails from my Hotmail accounts. I'm getting the following error when trying to send\receive: Unable to send or receive messages for ...
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Outlook Mail (Preview) broke auto-forwarding feature for my Hotmail.com account

I stopped using hotmail a while back and set up an option to auto-forward all my emails to gmail. As much as I would want to, unfortunately I can't abandon my hotmail.com account as it is used by too ...
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Cannot link up Hotmail account in Thunderbird

For a while now, I have had my Hotmail account hooked up to my Thunderbird, along with a couple of others. Recently however, it has had issue connecting. None of the other accounts have any issue (I ...
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automatically move email from inbox to folder after certain time

I have over 50 rules which automatically move incoming email (in both gmail and hotmail) when they arrive into folders. But the problem I have found is now I have to go through each folder to see if ...
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Keepassx does not work with Hotmail

I am using Keepassx on a Linux computer to manage my passwords. Most of the time when using auto-type to get my Hotmail password, Keepassx types in a password that is 7 digits to long.
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Restored godaddy DNS Config gives “DNS Reverse” error

By mistake I wiped my godaddy DNS record. It was setup for custom Hotmail domain but now can't access settings any more (Microsoft stopped this). So have restored below settings from dnshistory.org ...
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Can't access a specific website

I'm on Windows 7 x64 and the website in question is Hotmail. The problem is browser agnostic as I've tried with every browser installed on my machine (FF, Chrome, Opera, IE). The kicker is, I can ...
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Can I close all Outlook.com sessions that I have opened on different computers?

It would seem that I forgot to logout of my Hotmail account (on Outlook.com aka Login.live.com) on a comptuer at school. Someone used this conenction to send unwanted e-mail. Even though I changed ...
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Viewing flagged emails in Outlook (Hotmail)

Is there a way to see all your flagged emails in web Outlook (Hotmail)? I can't find any view or filter that does this.
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view private replies on multi-recipient email

If person A sent an email to B, C and D outlook- recipients, then each of B & C replied the email using reply -not reply to all-, so is there a way that recipient D can use to see those private ...
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Changing existing Hotmail email address to a different one

I read that revealing your age in your email address isn't in your favor when you're job hunting. Is it possible to change from one email address to another WITHOUT opening a new account and deleting ...
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How does SMTPSVC on Hotmail set hostname in SMTP header?

The daily spam to my Hotmail-account today contained a message with a forged sender addresssuspicious enough for me to check the SMTP header. The only "Received" entry was: Received: from grogrol ...
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Unable to change Hotmail password, but can log in [closed]

I logged into my hotmail account and went to change the password. However every time I try, it tells me "password invalid" for my existing password (which works). I think this is because it is an old ...
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Why does Windows 8.1 use my Hotmail address wherever my “full name” is supposed to appear?

I am signed on to my Windows 8.1 machine not as a Microsoft account but with a local account. Yet Windows 8.1 presents my email address as my "full name" to all applications that ask for it (i.e. ...
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Privacy with new windows accounts?

Windows 8 is insisting me to use Hotmail account to login into operating system. Having this, will it be possible to identify me with Internet Explorer from any site? UPDATE If I go to Hotmail site ...
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Email 'rules' for Outlook.com and Outlook 2013

I was under the assumption that when I make a rule in Outlook 2013, which is ActiveSync'd to my Outlook.com account, it makes that as a server rule (unless something in my rule makes it impossible to ...
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Sharing editable calendar with Outlook (Exchange) and Hotmail (Live/Outlook.com)

I'm using Outlook 2010 at work (Exchange). My account is also synced to my Android phone+tablet. For me there is no other solution than to able to add this new calendar to my Outlook, so that I'm able ...
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Retrieve Hotmail password with Google Chrome

I have a Hotmail account that I have used since the 1990s. Recently I forgot my password after being asked to change it. Google Chrome still logs in to my Hotmail account automatically on my laptop, ...
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Outlook Online Delivery Failure to Custom Domains

When I try to send an email from Outlook Online, delivery fails. When I try to send the same email from Gmail Online, delivery succeeds. Here is the error message that I receive from Outlook. ...
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Outlook.com keeps asking for ActiveSync password on iPhone as well as Outlook 2013 client

I check my email (say, username@outlook.com ) through Outlook 2013 as well my iOS devices. Quite frequently (about 10-15 times a day), I'll randomly get the password prompt box on both the Outlook ...
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I'm getting emails not addressed to me

Now this is driving me nuts. My hotmail account is getting emails that are not addressed to me. I know about the BCC field, but this doesn't appear to be that. Someone with the email address ...
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Mac Mail - Hotmail incoming mail sync

I'm new in Mac OS and I'm using Mavericks. I'm trying to set up my Hotmail account with the Mac mail client. I learnt that in September Microsoft finally supported IMAP so I can set up the ...
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hacker sending from hotmail, nothing stops it, not joe jobbing [closed]

My partner's hotmail account was hacked. She changed the password. The account is still sending spam emails from the hacker. Now, I know all the usual suggestions, and none of them are going to ...
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Prevent Windows from signing me into Windows Live automatically

I am currently using Windows Live mail as an email client. When I sign out and open the client again, it prompts for credentials. However, as soon as I restart my computer, it does not prompt me for ...
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How to delete skype chat history stored on hotmail/live/outlook.com?

Please note, I'm not talking about the skype chat history on the skype software, which I can easly delete by going to Tools/Options/Privacy, etc... I'm talking about that all of my chat conversations ...
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No email received in Outlook web access unless forwarding is enabled to another account

I'm not receiving any email in Outlook (nothing in spam, trash etc), however, if I set up forwarding to a gmail address I can receive the mail. POP is disabled and shouldn't be deleting mail from the ...
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Outlook 2013 keeps freezing, semi-consistently

I have an oddity of problem with my Outlook's stability. It seems to be freezing up, not at random intervals, but based on a seemingly strange combination of configurations. I have been trying many ...
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What should be the rdns? Hostname or mail.domain.com

Hotmail sends my email to junk folder. I want to correct this situation. First I checked my reverse dns record. My rdns is mail.domain.com When I test with mxtoolbox it gives an error "Reverse DNS ...
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Synching Outlook.com with Hotmail.com

I have both a Hotmail.com account and an Outlook.com account. Is it possible to sync contacts (People) of the two? I see an import feature (from Gmail etc.) but not from Hotmail.
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Adding domain alias for already running account @ domains.live.com

I'm really having some problems to get straight answer from Microsoft Community: ...
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Outlook Mail not sending the entire email

I'm using Outlook service from the Chrome Web Browser. I'm having a Hotmail ID btw. I don't think that my account is sending Mails in full because when I checked in the "Sent" folder only the first ...
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No apps in Windows Store with a non-Microsoft email address

I've registered a Microsoft account with a Gmail address when I first booted my Windows 8 installation. In Windows Store I only get a few apps under each category, like 5 apps under "Photography". I ...
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A genuine message from Microsoft or scam? [closed]

Can't login into my hotmail account, but received message "It looks like someone else might be using your account". Is it a genuine one or is someone phishing? EDIT It redirects to the following ...
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Can I sync my Microsoft Account with my Mac?

I know it's possible to access my Microsoft Account data (contacts and calendar) using ActiveSync. However, OS X does not support ActiveSync, only Exchange. I was wondering if there is a way to sync ...
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Using fedora 17 commandline 'mail' program cannot send to hotmail

I am trying to use the console in Fedora 17 to send an automated email to myself. I run this: echo "email content" | mail -s "blah" my_email@gmail.com It works fine, google treats it as a spam ...
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How to stop the obvious spam in messenger without removing contact?

A trusted friend of mine has been sending me spam for the last few weeks. This is obviously hacked or something. But I don't which account is it since his yahoo, facebook, linkedin and what not ...
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Changing display email address in Windows-8 Users app

I have a @hotmail.com address that was used to connect to my Windows 8 local user account. This is the account that shows up in the Users app, as well as on the lock screen. I also have an aliased ...
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Unable to add a hotmail adress to the win8 mail app

I have Windows 8 Pro installed on a test machine (latest release, fully updated) and I tried to add a hotmail account to the mail app. When I tried this the first time, the 'adding process' seemed to ...
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Where can I get POP/IMAP settings for Windows Live Domain emails

I have setup email for my custom domain using Windows Live Domains. I then upgraded from the Hotmail interface to the new Outlook.com interface. I cannot seem to find the POP/IMAP settings to connect ...
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Log in to Hotmail automatically with KeePass?

Is it possible to log into Hotmail or Google Mail automatically using a password manager like KeePass? I am trying to use the auto-type feature of this program by pressing the Ctrl+Alt+A key ...
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Is this my Windows Live account spamming, or just a spoofed sender?

Recently a friend told me he had been sent spam from one of my email addresses, and today I got bounced spam which had that email address as recipient. This email address was connected to MSN ...
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Outlook crash when Outlook Connectors Hotmail reminders appear

I'm using the Outlook connector plugin to retrieve Hotmail emails to Outlook. Recently I started seeing the following issue. Outlook starts I see the connector signing in As soon as it's signed in, ...
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Converting IMAP to POP3

I would like to set my settings on Microsoft Windows Hotmail to allow me to change from IMAP to POP3. I'm trying to change a setting where all my university emails have been downloaded to my Outlook ...
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pop3 hotmail settings for Alpine email program?

I have searched the web for the correct settings to be able to access my hotmail with Alpine email client - it is a program you use from the terminal (i am using Linux). So far I have no success. I ...
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Hotmail and IE9 not opening files when clicking download button

My sister-in-law called with problem opening attachments from hotmail. She recently had her computer updated and is now running IE9. She says that previously she could right-click on the arrow to ...
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What Are the Risks of Storing a “Personal” Email Password Password Locally?

I sometimes use MS Outlook 2010 on my home PC to check my personal Hotmail, but I have to type my password in every time I connect. What risks would I face if I allowed MS Outlook to memorize my ...