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

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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 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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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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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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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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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. ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Why do I have to log into hotmail twice?

I just recently noticed I have to attempt a login into hotmail twice before it succeeds. Although I'm using Google Chrome (3.0.195.21), the symptoms are well described in a Mozilla thread. In short, ...
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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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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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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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Sync Windows Mobile and Window Hotmail Calendar via USB

I want to sync my Windows Mobile Phone with the Windows Live Mail Calendar (Windows 7), since I don't have WLAN. I tried syncing the phone directly with Windows Hotmail, but ActiveSync seems to only ...
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Hacker sending email from hotmail, changing password doesn't stop it

A colleague of mine seems to have had their hotmail account hacked - lots of spam is being sent from their account to their contacts, and the spams show up in their Sent folder so they're definitely ...
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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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How to retrieve Hotmail Spam filtered messages via POP3?

I use Thunderbird to retrieve e-mail messages from my Hotmail, but some of them are auomatically marked as spam in Hotmail. So I have to use www.hotmail.com to move them to Hotmail Inbox and then I ...
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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 ...