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  1. #1


    billie wells Guest

    cannott sign into messenger

    I have the same problem still at the moment no joy.I can sign in using
    hotmail e mail, but cant sign in using aol e mail that i have been using for
    4 years, it wont work on any pc
    --
    Billie

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  2. #2


    Thomas Guest

    Re: cannott sign into messenger


    "billie wells" <billiewells@xxxxxx> schrieb im
    Newsbeitrag news:E56A351E-53D4-4253-9298-C6622D6532C8@xxxxxx

    >I have the same problem still at the moment no joy.I can sign in using
    > hotmail e mail, but cant sign in using aol e mail that i have been using
    > for
    > 4 years, it wont work on any pc
    > --
    > Billie

    It is fairly simple:
    While Hotmail itself is about the biggest spam source on the web, M$ has
    declared war to about any other free mail provider.
    From what I figured during the last 2 days of research, Hotmail has added a
    whole lot of free mail providers to a list of blocked domains.
    These include gmx and aol, meaning with a Live ID from these providers you
    can sign in at live services such as the windows live website, but you can
    NOT
    - send mail from such account to any account @hotmail.com, or any of its
    sub-sites such as live.com.
    - sign it at Windows Messenger or Live Messenger.

    I don´t know if they actually ment to disable all Messenger users with Live
    ID´s from these blocked domains or maybe that´s just an unwanted side effect
    of the Hotmail list.
    I don´t know if they are going to fix it, but as of right now it is just
    like that, if you want to use Messenger, you have to have a Live ID that is
    not blocked by the Hotmail spam list.

    Thomas


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  3. #3


    Carlolaitano Guest

    Re: cannott sign into messenger

    I finally found an answer to my problem. I have a GMX.net account and
    couldn't sign in.. This explains it. I don't have an issue using another
    account to sign up.. but how do I get my contacts back?? I had some crucial
    ones and its gonna be hard to get them all back. Any ideas?

    "Thomas" wrote:

    >
    > "billie wells" <billiewells@xxxxxx> schrieb im
    > Newsbeitrag news:E56A351E-53D4-4253-9298-C6622D6532C8@xxxxxx

    > >I have the same problem still at the moment no joy.I can sign in using
    > > hotmail e mail, but cant sign in using aol e mail that i have been using
    > > for
    > > 4 years, it wont work on any pc
    > > --
    > > Billie
    >
    >
    > It is fairly simple:
    > While Hotmail itself is about the biggest spam source on the web, M$ has
    > declared war to about any other free mail provider.
    > From what I figured during the last 2 days of research, Hotmail has added a
    > whole lot of free mail providers to a list of blocked domains.
    > These include gmx and aol, meaning with a Live ID from these providers you
    > can sign in at live services such as the windows live website, but you can
    > NOT
    > - send mail from such account to any account @hotmail.com, or any of its
    > sub-sites such as live.com.
    > - sign it at Windows Messenger or Live Messenger.
    >
    > I don´t know if they actually ment to disable all Messenger users with Live
    > ID´s from these blocked domains or maybe that´s just an unwanted side effect
    > of the Hotmail list.
    > I don´t know if they are going to fix it, but as of right now it is just
    > like that, if you want to use Messenger, you have to have a Live ID that is
    > not blocked by the Hotmail spam list.
    >
    > Thomas
    >

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4


    piglet Guest

    Re: cannott sign into messenger

    if this is true, it sucks
    is there anywhere we can protest or complain to them?
    I don't know most of my contacts email, to contact them and tell them how to
    contect me thro another messenger screenname

    "Thomas" wrote:

    >
    > "billie wells" <billiewells@xxxxxx> schrieb im
    > Newsbeitrag news:E56A351E-53D4-4253-9298-C6622D6532C8@xxxxxx

    > >I have the same problem still at the moment no joy.I can sign in using
    > > hotmail e mail, but cant sign in using aol e mail that i have been using
    > > for
    > > 4 years, it wont work on any pc
    > > --
    > > Billie
    >
    >
    > It is fairly simple:
    > While Hotmail itself is about the biggest spam source on the web, M$ has
    > declared war to about any other free mail provider.
    > From what I figured during the last 2 days of research, Hotmail has added a
    > whole lot of free mail providers to a list of blocked domains.
    > These include gmx and aol, meaning with a Live ID from these providers you
    > can sign in at live services such as the windows live website, but you can
    > NOT
    > - send mail from such account to any account @hotmail.com, or any of its
    > sub-sites such as live.com.
    > - sign it at Windows Messenger or Live Messenger.
    >
    > I don´t know if they actually ment to disable all Messenger users with Live
    > ID´s from these blocked domains or maybe that´s just an unwanted side effect
    > of the Hotmail list.
    > I don´t know if they are going to fix it, but as of right now it is just
    > like that, if you want to use Messenger, you have to have a Live ID that is
    > not blocked by the Hotmail spam list.
    >
    > Thomas
    >

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  5. #5


    Thomas Guest

    Re: cannott sign into messenger

    You don´t have to make a new messenger account to get a new Live ID.
    Even though they don´t work in Messenger anymore, you can still log in at
    the Windows Live website and change the mail address there.
    That keeps all your contacts and even automatically updates your address for
    the contacts.
    All you have to do is to get a mail address that isn´t on the blocked list.

    Thomas


    "Carlolaitano" <Carlolaitano@xxxxxx> schrieb im
    Newsbeitrag news:77C1CDBC-04D6-44D5-AC6B-78920BF1F7AD@xxxxxx

    >I finally found an answer to my problem. I have a GMX.net account and
    > couldn't sign in.. This explains it. I don't have an issue using another
    > account to sign up.. but how do I get my contacts back?? I had some
    > crucial
    > ones and its gonna be hard to get them all back. Any ideas?
    >
    > "Thomas" wrote:
    >

    >>
    >> "billie wells" <billiewells@xxxxxx> schrieb im
    >> Newsbeitrag news:E56A351E-53D4-4253-9298-C6622D6532C8@xxxxxx

    >> >I have the same problem still at the moment no joy.I can sign in using
    >> > hotmail e mail, but cant sign in using aol e mail that i have been
    >> > using
    >> > for
    >> > 4 years, it wont work on any pc
    >> > --
    >> > Billie
    >>
    >>
    >> It is fairly simple:
    >> While Hotmail itself is about the biggest spam source on the web, M$ has
    >> declared war to about any other free mail provider.
    >> From what I figured during the last 2 days of research, Hotmail has added
    >> a
    >> whole lot of free mail providers to a list of blocked domains.
    >> These include gmx and aol, meaning with a Live ID from these providers
    >> you
    >> can sign in at live services such as the windows live website, but you
    >> can
    >> NOT
    >> - send mail from such account to any account @hotmail.com, or any of its
    >> sub-sites such as live.com.
    >> - sign it at Windows Messenger or Live Messenger.
    >>
    >> I don´t know if they actually ment to disable all Messenger users with
    >> Live
    >> ID´s from these blocked domains or maybe that´s just an unwanted side
    >> effect
    >> of the Hotmail list.
    >> I don´t know if they are going to fix it, but as of right now it is just
    >> like that, if you want to use Messenger, you have to have a Live ID that
    >> is
    >> not blocked by the Hotmail spam list.
    >>
    >> Thomas
    >>

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  6. #6


    Carlolaitano Guest

    Re: cannott sign into messenger

    Hey Thomas.. I did what you asked and it worked! I'm still upset about not
    being able to use my old e-mail.. but having my contacts onthe new one really
    solves everything!

    "Thomas" wrote:

    > You don´t have to make a new messenger account to get a new Live ID.
    > Even though they don´t work in Messenger anymore, you can still log in at
    > the Windows Live website and change the mail address there.
    > That keeps all your contacts and even automatically updates your address for
    > the contacts.
    > All you have to do is to get a mail address that isn´t on the blocked list.
    >
    > Thomas
    >
    >
    > "Carlolaitano" <Carlolaitano@xxxxxx> schrieb im
    > Newsbeitrag news:77C1CDBC-04D6-44D5-AC6B-78920BF1F7AD@xxxxxx

    > >I finally found an answer to my problem. I have a GMX.net account and
    > > couldn't sign in.. This explains it. I don't have an issue using another
    > > account to sign up.. but how do I get my contacts back?? I had some
    > > crucial
    > > ones and its gonna be hard to get them all back. Any ideas?
    > >
    > > "Thomas" wrote:
    > >

    > >>
    > >> "billie wells" <billiewells@xxxxxx> schrieb im
    > >> Newsbeitrag news:E56A351E-53D4-4253-9298-C6622D6532C8@xxxxxx
    > >> >I have the same problem still at the moment no joy.I can sign in using
    > >> > hotmail e mail, but cant sign in using aol e mail that i have been
    > >> > using
    > >> > for
    > >> > 4 years, it wont work on any pc
    > >> > --
    > >> > Billie
    > >>
    > >>
    > >> It is fairly simple:
    > >> While Hotmail itself is about the biggest spam source on the web, M$ has
    > >> declared war to about any other free mail provider.
    > >> From what I figured during the last 2 days of research, Hotmail has added
    > >> a
    > >> whole lot of free mail providers to a list of blocked domains.
    > >> These include gmx and aol, meaning with a Live ID from these providers
    > >> you
    > >> can sign in at live services such as the windows live website, but you
    > >> can
    > >> NOT
    > >> - send mail from such account to any account @hotmail.com, or any of its
    > >> sub-sites such as live.com.
    > >> - sign it at Windows Messenger or Live Messenger.
    > >>
    > >> I don´t know if they actually ment to disable all Messenger users with
    > >> Live
    > >> ID´s from these blocked domains or maybe that´s just an unwanted side
    > >> effect
    > >> of the Hotmail list.
    > >> I don´t know if they are going to fix it, but as of right now it is just
    > >> like that, if you want to use Messenger, you have to have a Live ID that
    > >> is
    > >> not blocked by the Hotmail spam list.
    > >>
    > >> Thomas
    > >>
    >

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  7. #7


    gr Guest

    Re: cannott sign into messenger

    Hello,
    i'm using a hotmail-account, but when is sent mail to a gmx, yahoo or web
    account, will it arrive? is it true people with an account like gmx, can't
    send to hotmail?
    What about a gmail-account?


    "Thomas" wrote:

    > You don´t have to make a new messenger account to get a new Live ID.
    > Even though they don´t work in Messenger anymore, you can still log in at
    > the Windows Live website and change the mail address there.
    > That keeps all your contacts and even automatically updates your address for
    > the contacts.
    > All you have to do is to get a mail address that isn´t on the blocked list.
    >
    > Thomas
    >
    >
    > "Carlolaitano" <Carlolaitano@xxxxxx> schrieb im
    > Newsbeitrag news:77C1CDBC-04D6-44D5-AC6B-78920BF1F7AD@xxxxxx

    > >I finally found an answer to my problem. I have a GMX.net account and
    > > couldn't sign in.. This explains it. I don't have an issue using another
    > > account to sign up.. but how do I get my contacts back?? I had some
    > > crucial
    > > ones and its gonna be hard to get them all back. Any ideas?
    > >
    > > "Thomas" wrote:
    > >

    > >>
    > >> "billie wells" <billiewells@xxxxxx> schrieb im
    > >> Newsbeitrag news:E56A351E-53D4-4253-9298-C6622D6532C8@xxxxxx
    > >> >I have the same problem still at the moment no joy.I can sign in using
    > >> > hotmail e mail, but cant sign in using aol e mail that i have been
    > >> > using
    > >> > for
    > >> > 4 years, it wont work on any pc
    > >> > --
    > >> > Billie
    > >>
    > >>
    > >> It is fairly simple:
    > >> While Hotmail itself is about the biggest spam source on the web, M$ has
    > >> declared war to about any other free mail provider.
    > >> From what I figured during the last 2 days of research, Hotmail has added
    > >> a
    > >> whole lot of free mail providers to a list of blocked domains.
    > >> These include gmx and aol, meaning with a Live ID from these providers
    > >> you
    > >> can sign in at live services such as the windows live website, but you
    > >> can
    > >> NOT
    > >> - send mail from such account to any account @hotmail.com, or any of its
    > >> sub-sites such as live.com.
    > >> - sign it at Windows Messenger or Live Messenger.
    > >>
    > >> I don´t know if they actually ment to disable all Messenger users with
    > >> Live
    > >> ID´s from these blocked domains or maybe that´s just an unwanted side
    > >> effect
    > >> of the Hotmail list.
    > >> I don´t know if they are going to fix it, but as of right now it is just
    > >> like that, if you want to use Messenger, you have to have a Live ID that
    > >> is
    > >> not blocked by the Hotmail spam list.
    > >>
    > >> Thomas
    > >>
    >

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