Anyone have hotmail? Help.
 Talk About Marriage
  The Marriage Advice and Relationship Help Forums
  right
Forums - For Therapists - Link to Us - Advertise  

    A Public Forum Provided by The Family & Marriage Counseling Directory
Register FAQ Community Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Navigation »Talk About Marriage »Off Topic »The Social Spot » Anyone have hotmail? Help.

The Social Spot Talk About Whatever.

Like Tree7Likes

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 08-09-2012, 06:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
Member
 
southbound's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 1,903
Default Anyone have hotmail? Help.

My e-mail is with hotmail and I recently noticed the page looking different. It says something about it is new and associated with Windows Live or Outlook or something of that nature. It even shows a picture beside my e-mails. Why would a picture of me suddenly show up there? Does anyone else have this and know what is going on? I hate when something messes with my stuff!
southbound is online now   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 08-09-2012, 06:31 PM   #2 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Oregon
Posts: 520
Default Re: Anyone have hotmail? Help.

Southbound - Hotmail recently got "upgraded" to something more like Outlook to add supposedly more features. Although as is typical with Microsoft, I have found that this new version doesn't work very well on an even basic level. I often can't open emails or mark them for deletion. Very frustrating!
justonelife is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-09-2012, 06:38 PM   #3 (permalink)
Member
 
southbound's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 1,903
Default Re: Anyone have hotmail? Help.

Quote:
Originally Posted by justonelife View Post
Southbound - Hotmail recently got "upgraded" to something more like Outlook to add supposedly more features. Although as is typical with Microsoft, I have found that this new version doesn't work very well on an even basic level. I often can't open emails or mark them for deletion. Very frustrating!
I wish things could just be left alone. I notice today that everything wants to know if one wants to "link" to other services.
Personally, I don't. I guess I'm just wondering if my e-mail is still private. I don't want to send someone an e-mail and other people be able to read it because it's "linked." That may be a naive worry, but I'm not so up on all this technical stuff.
southbound is online now   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-09-2012, 07:17 PM   #4 (permalink)
Member
 
2nd_t!me iz_best's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Off to Never Never Land
Posts: 4,280
Default Re: Anyone have hotmail? Help.

Quote:
Originally Posted by justonelife View Post
Southbound - Hotmail recently got "upgraded" to something more like Outlook to add supposedly more features. Although as is typical with Microsoft, I have found that this new version doesn't work very well on an even basic level. I often can't open emails or mark them for deletion. Very frustrating!
i use hotmail and havent noticed any of these changes and no trouble deleting or opening e-mails.

you talking about the website?
or do they have a program to download such as outlook has.
2nd_t!me iz_best is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-09-2012, 07:56 PM   #5 (permalink)
Moderator
 
Halien's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Earth that Was
Posts: 2,594
Default Re: Anyone have hotmail? Help.

Microsoft recently announced that they were abandoning the hotmail interface, and accounts are reverting to an older Outlook-based architecture, if I read the article correctly.

As a writer, I use an outlook-based email linked to my web domain, but I use hotmail for public forums. For me, the look and feel of my hotmail email didn't change, but I think its because I set my account up under the Windows Live portal. I would guess that those who didn't use the Windows live access would probably revert to an outlook-like display, because what you are describing looks like my Outlook display.
Halien is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-09-2012, 08:05 PM   #6 (permalink)
Member
 
3leafclover's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: NC
Posts: 385
Default Re: Anyone have hotmail? Help.

I still have a hotmail account. I can't make myself get rid of it. I've had it since I was 19, so it just feels sentimental.

I noticed the change, too, but the only picture mine has is of some random Asian lady at a laptop? I dunno.

Since my hotmail account got hacked about a month ago, the upgrade threw me for a loop, too. I had to make sure it wasn't a phishing site.
3leafclover is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-10-2012, 07:53 AM   #7 (permalink)
Member
 
southern wife's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: The Wine Cellar
Posts: 10,116
Default Re: Anyone have hotmail? Help.

Switch to Gmail! Problem solved!
__________________
~~~ SW ~~~
southern wife is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-10-2012, 07:54 AM   #8 (permalink)
Member
 
southern wife's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: The Wine Cellar
Posts: 10,116
Default Re: Anyone have hotmail? Help.

I like the IM feature that Gmail offers!
__________________
~~~ SW ~~~
southern wife is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-10-2012, 10:39 AM   #9 (permalink)
Member
 
2nd_t!me iz_best's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Off to Never Never Land
Posts: 4,280
Default Re: Anyone have hotmail? Help.

Quote:
Originally Posted by southern wife View Post
Switch to Gmail! Problem solved!
i got...
1 hotmail
1 msn live
2 yahoo
1 gmail
1 netzero
1 juno
2nd_t!me iz_best is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-10-2012, 10:48 AM   #10 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 0
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by LadyFrogFlyAway View Post
gmail always sounds dirty...oh wait, that's g-spot...
Unlike "HOTMALE"

???
humanbecoming is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-10-2012, 10:50 AM   #11 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 0
Default

WTF?

It's it just my mobile view, or does ladyfrogs post get added to when i quoted her? Weird....
humanbecoming is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-10-2012, 10:53 AM   #12 (permalink)
Member
 
southern wife's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: The Wine Cellar
Posts: 10,116
Default Re: Anyone have hotmail? Help.

Quote:
Originally Posted by 2nd_t!me iz_best View Post
i got...
1 hotmail
1 msn live
2 yahoo
1 gmail
1 netzero
1 juno
__________________
~~~ SW ~~~
southern wife is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-10-2012, 11:15 AM   #13 (permalink)
Member
 
2nd_t!me iz_best's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Off to Never Never Land
Posts: 4,280
Default Re: Anyone have hotmail? Help.

Quote:
Originally Posted by southern wife View Post
gotta keep all mah womans separated
2nd_t!me iz_best is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-10-2012, 11:20 AM   #14 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 0
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by 2nd_t!me iz_best View Post
gotta keep all mah womans separated
Holy crap second!
humanbecoming is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-10-2012, 11:24 AM   #15 (permalink)
Member
 
2nd_t!me iz_best's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Off to Never Never Land
Posts: 4,280
Default Re: Anyone have hotmail? Help.

Quote:
Originally Posted by humanbecoming View Post
Holy crap second!
2nd_t!me iz_best is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on Talk About Marriage, you must first register. Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

Important! Your username will be visible to the public next to anything you post and could show up in search engines like Google. If you are concerned about anonymity, PLEASE choose a username that will not be recognizable to anyone you know.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
wifes facebook and hotmail password psychocandy General Relationship Discussion 9 04-29-2008 09:44 AM

Member Area

Find a Therapist:


Sponsor Ads


Sponsor Ads




Get The Family & Marriage Counseling Directory Help Guide via Email:
Name:
Email:




All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:52 PM.



Copyright 2007 - 2013 © Talk About Marriage

SEO by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2 ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.