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How To Forward A Message In

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

I’ve received a number of questions about how to forward in Many who were migrated to Outlook from Hotmail, find the new layout confusing. Here’s how to forward. Continue reading

Microsoft has completed switching Hotmail accounts to The switch involved 300 million active Hotmail accounts and migrating 150 petabytes of e-mail in 6 weeks. Not all users have been happy with the switch and Microsoft acknowledged the complaints in a blog post, but insisted that once users become familiar with, they will love it. Continue reading

How To Set Default Mail Client in IE

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Walter from Wilmington,De. U.S. writes: First let me say I am over 70 years old and don’t know much about computers and I would be grateful for any help you can give me.I have been buying and selling on Craigslist for a long time without any problems with my Hotmail e-mail account. Now something has changed, when I click on reply a Window opens with a message that says Internet Explorer cannot perform this operation because the default mail client is not properly installed. Thanks for any help you can give an old man. – Walt Sr. Answer: Lucky for you Walt, it’s pretty easy to use Hotmail (or Windows Live Mail, etc) as your default.. Continue reading

Ungrouping Messages In

Sunday, April 21st, 2013

Enid writes: Steve, you sent out advice for ungrouping messages for Gmail, but I do both and cant find the change for Hotmail/Outlook. I hate this bunching as it winds up sending messages to people who’ve previously been copied as one continues in conversation and THAT’S A REAL PROBLEM if you say something in error. Thanks. Hello Enid, I’m glad you asked the question, as I have a new account and I am no fan of grouping. So walk through it with me while we fix my account. Continue reading

Using email seems like the easiest way to collaborate with a group. It can, however, be confusing (and potentially embarassing) if you do not effectively use your ‘reply’ and ‘reply all’ function. Learn how to avoid a potentially embarrassing mix-up. Continue reading

Is Outlook Affecting My Flash Player?

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

Questions: I had Hotmail and they Switched me to Outlook and I have had nothing but trouble since. I have tried to download Flash Player I don’t know how many times and when I am through downloading it will tell me it is installed, but most every video I play will come up and say I need Flash Player. I am about ready to take Outlook out and throw it away. I take surveys and they say I can’t take the surveys because I don’t have Flash Player. What Can I do? Thanks. Continue reading

So Long Hotmail, Hello

Monday, February 25th, 2013

Microsoft announced that Tuesday that the new was live, and that all Hotmail accounts would be instantly changed over to accounts. They’re calling it “upgraded,” saying that will deliver “a beautiful, fresh and intuitive experience.” Continue reading

Get Rid of Spam Posing as Hotmail Contacts

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

Spammers add themselves to your Hotmail contacts list through group invitations. Find out how to get rid of them for good. Continue reading

Fonts in Hotmail – Windows Live

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

The best way to enjoy the fonts you like is not to use Hotmail in a web browser, but instead to download a program that will access your emails for you. Continue reading

Hotmail Keyboard Shortcuts

Friday, February 24th, 2012

Here is a list of helpful keyboard shortcuts for Hotmail. Check ’em out! Continue reading

Email Aliases in Hotmail

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Microsoft has recently introduced a new and innovative email feature for Hotmail users. Hotmail Email Alias, as it is coined, allows Hotmail users to setup aliases using their existing Hotmail account.

What is an Email Alias?

Email alias is an alternate email ID that is mapped to any existing email address. The

How to Bulk Download Email Attachments

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

How to Bulk Download Email Attachments from Gmail, Yahoo and Hotmail to Your Desktop

Managing email attachments across half a dozen email accounts can be a tedious job. You have to remember all the usernames and passwords and regularly check each of the email accounts for new attachments or files.

Another problem with multiple

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