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

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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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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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Cannot add a hotmail.com account in Outlook 2016?

I added few Gmail.com, live.com and Zoho accounts to Outlook 2016, but I just can't add a hotmail account. Two factor is not enabled. It passes the "Establishing network connection" phase, but not ...
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Outlook/Hotmail cant send group emails since the update

Since the Outlook update last month, I try to send a group email but this no longer works I get a message: 'Error: The message can't be sent right now. Please try again later.' All other emails send ...
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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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How can I keep a hacker out? [closed]

I have an exboyfriend that keeps hacking into my Hotmail account.. Is my only option to delete my account??? Every time I change the password he seems to change it to what he wants and supersede mine. ...
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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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Adding domain alias for already running account @ domains.live.com

I'm really having some problems to get straight answer from Microsoft Community: http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windowslive/forum/admin-signin/adding-domain-alias-for-already-running-account/...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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claws-mail configuration for gmail and hotmail

I've tried a dozen of tutorials for that and I cannot find why it don't work, I can send mail but not receive it ... I've tried also thunderbird but my second hotmail don't work, I used it to learn ...
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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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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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Sync my outlook (2007) calendar with hotmail calendar

I would think this should be simple ... I'm trying to figure out how to publish my outlook 2007 calendar from my desktop to my hotmail\live account. I found a couple links (e.g. publish calendar, ...
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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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In internet Explorer 9 and Hotmail, is there a way to open an HTML attachment directly?

I just ran the updates on a Windows PC, and Internet Explorer 9 was installed. Now the user has lost the option to open HTML attachments in Hotmail. Other attachments provide an option to open, but ...
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Delete downloaded message bodies from HDD In Windows Live Mail using Hotmail Account?

Can downloaded message bodies be deleted from the HDD in Windows Live Mail using a Hotmail/Live e-mail account? I know you can do it with a Gmail account in WLM by right clicking on the inbox, ...
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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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back up hotmail account mails to hard drive

Is there a way to back-up a my hotmail email account? I have seen that I must install Windows Live Mail to do so, is there another way?
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Can I synchronize hotmail folders in thunderbird?

I'm using Thunderbird to load my Hotmail mail. It works fine (see previous post). But there is one problem: How can I synchronize the folders I've defined online in Hotmail? And is it possible to ...
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How do I sync my contacts between my Exchange and Hotmail accounts?

I keep all my contacts in my work email account (MS Exchange with Outlook 2010) and also use Hotmail for emails (e.g. myname@live.com). I would like to be able to access all my Exchange contacts when ...
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Windows Live Mail Error ID: 0x80048849

I'm using Windows Live Mail as my mail client on windows. It recently stopped working with my hotmail account, it says it can't send or receive email. It does work with Gmail, which is odd. I tried ...
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How can I stop Hotmail from sending e-mails containing virus links?

My friend's XP PC recently didn't have proper anti-virus protection. Her Hotmail e-mail contacts have received multiple spam e-mails from her over the past few days, each containing a link (which I ...
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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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Is there a Hotmail adapter for Outlook 2011 on Mac?

Ironically, the only email account I have that does not run on the new Outlook 2011 for Mac is my MSN account. I have to run it in Mac Mail which autoconfigures the account without a problem, whereas ...
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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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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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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. Final-...
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Can't view old Hotmail emails after Outlook setup

Ok I actually have an msn account "myname@msn.com" Ever since I tried to view my emails using Outlook 2007, I no longer can view my old emails from the Hotmail web interface. I think I messed up the ...
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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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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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Is there a way to read Hotmail mail with Thunderbird without using the WebMail pluging?

Some sites tell me Hotmail has POP3 access now, but with Thunderbird it doesn't seem to work. The only solution (which I didn't test yet) is a WebMail plugin that helps Thunderbird to read data from ...
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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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Thunderbird is not marking mails in the server as read

I'm using Thunderbird to download mails from a Hotmail account. It works all right, except that the mails in the server are only marked as read when I log in to the webmail service and read them there....
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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 admin@...
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Multi-user calendar program my wife and I can share?

I'm not sure if anything exists, but I'm trying to figure out a way for my wife and I (or more) to utilize a web-based calendar system. We both use Windows Live Mail, so my first guess is that we ...
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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 work....
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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 Configure hotmail in Outlook 2007

I have been trying to configure my hotmail account in Outlook 2007 and getting errors.I also tried Outlook connector but still unable to connect.It shows "Time: 7/1/2011 6:06:22 PM Error in Mail This ...
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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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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 ...