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Get @live.com, @live.co.uk NOW!

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RT    0

Pff, borats@live.kz isnt supported with Live Mail :p

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sir.speakalot    0

Found something interesting. If you add "microsoft.com" to the array list, you can create an account with @microsoft.com. I just did! However, if you try to use the mail portion, you get this message:

Live.com cannot currently access your Windows Live Mail or Hotmail inbox. If your inbox is hosted by Windows Live Mail or Hotmail, click here to reauthenticate. Don't have a Windows Live Mail account? Find out how to join the beta.

I even tried 'bill.gates' with '@microsoft.com' and was told that that name is not available... :p

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Ksg    0

I got craig@live.va

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timothy    0

Here is the simple explanation why @microsoft.com and other forged domains will never work:

When you sign up with that form you are signing up for a passport.net account. If you have registered a passport account your mailbox will not work, so if you log onto mail.live.com it detects your passport login, if this passport happens to be one of the mail.live.com enabled domains it will create a new mailbox for you.

If you register a @microsoft.com account, it will figure you are a microsoft employee and allready have got a normal mailbox (pop3, imap, internal system) attached to it, and sends out a verification mail to activate your passport account, it does exactly the same if you are registering a gmail account for use with messenger.

By the way, you need to activate your mailbox after registering by logging in to mail.live.com, otherwise you only have a passport account and you cant receive mail.

So.. stop wasting your time with this, and stop being a ass with all those "funny" attempts that probably will make Microsoft close the site.

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kyro    2

So.. stop wasting your time with this, and stop being a ass with all those "funny" attempts that probably will make Microsoft close the site.

What he said .

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jimbo12141    0

Cheers got mine ;)

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Clinteger    2

I went and found out that clint@live.com is taken. So I sent them a quick email, and I get "PERM_FAILURE: SMTP Error (state 9): 550 Requested action not taken: mailbox unavailable"

So it isn't working. I really want that address :\

Clint

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WooSH    0

i simply got my name at microsoft .com

so theres not way to access my inbox?

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jwjw1    93

i simply got my name at microsoft .com

so theres not way to access my inbox?

yes...you will be personally given the instructions by a Sheriffs Deputy...in the form of a 'SUMMONS'

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kyro    2

lol

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Mickz    0

yes...you will be personally given the instructions by a Sheriffs Deputy...in the form of a 'SUMMONS'

LMAO!

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Cloud02    0

is live mail accessable by Outlook/ Outlook express via POP3 or IMAP ?

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Canada    0

basically, you can sign up with any custom domains, bare in mind it will ONLY work if the mx servers r hosted by windows live/microsoft. if you sign up for a gmail, it won't be of any use as gmail's email service are hosted by google.

Edited by Canada

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-Hiroshi-    0

Cool, I had mine for about 5 months.

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Tilt090    13

i'm hoarding 50 odd @live.com emails :p where n how to trade these?

kindly PM :)

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Lee G.    234

is live mail accessable by Outlook/ Outlook express via POP3 or IMAP ?

It used to be, but I don't think you can now, sadly. I haven't been able to use it with my account.

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TheNay    1

I got a microsoft one :)

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MadFerIt    0

Thanks a ton man. I am now MadFerIt@Live.com ^_^

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WooSH    0

@microsoft doesnt work for email OR WLM. it just registers. thats it.

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mad_onion    13

lol, this is kinda funny, i wonder if microsoft will close these accounts or just let people sign into messenger with steve@fbi.gov lol

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barrybhoy    0

Thank you!!!

This worked perfectly!!!

Couldnt get live.co.uk tho, only live.com

Cheers!!!!

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kyro    2

It used to be, but I don't think you can now, sadly. I haven't been able to use it with my account.

I am comfortably using @live.com ID with Windows Live Desktop app ( cool version like OE) and hope it doesnt break. Microsoft .. keep it alive :) *prays*.

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TheNay    1

@microsoft doesnt work for email OR WLM. it just registers. thats it.

Yup, your right :( Anyone know the employee login or how to login with @microsoft.com? :p

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WhoTheF    0

I thought this topic is already on?

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ybrett23    39

<<<<<has a brett@microsoft.co.uk working on messenger lol

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