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pokemo [PersonRank 10]

Friday, July 20, 2007
12 years ago6,258 views

resourcezone.blogspot.com/

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

<< Security by Microsoft? >>
lol... I'd rather stay with Google's security.

All these "fancy" features won't make me leave Gmail.

Haochi [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

I got one of those... Never use it to send email though.

Zim [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

Very nice! However, someone took zim[put at-character here]live.com, so I won't leave GMail.

Rohit Srivastwa [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

it didn't worked for me, but never mind
my gmail & hosted is sufficient for me :)

Tony Ruscoe [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

That method didn't work for me. I used this one last year though:

googlesystem.blogspot.com/2006 ...

That method also allows:

   @live.com
   @live.com.au
   @live.be
   @live.ca
   @live.co.uk
   @live.de
   @live.fr
   @live.it
   @live.nl

BTW, the accidental anonymous comment on the Google Operating System blog was me:

<< Weird. I replaced "live." in the JavaScript with "gmail." and it let me register my Gmail address as a Windows Live ID. However, trying to login to Windows Live Mail gives the error, "Windows Live Mail does not support this account type." (Signing in to Windows Live Mail with my @live.com email address worked though.) >>

pokemo [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

Microsoft has fixed the loophole!!!

Hong Xiaowan [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

Gmail is good enough. Manage to many email account waste too many time.

Mambo [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

I don't think they're ever going to distribute the @live.com account, because they've kept the Hotmail brand now.

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

<< Microsoft has fixed the loophole!!! >>

Microsoft had fixed a lot of things. It doesn't necessarily mean they're good.

James Xuan [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

lol! Just as they "Fixed Windows", now they have Vista

Rohit Srivastwa [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

SO what are they will up with when they FIX Vista ;)

James Xuan [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

3 years and we'll find out.

Heather Paquinas [PersonRank 2]

12 years ago #

entering "billgates" gives me this:
The Windows Live ID contains a word or phrase that is not allowed. Please try again. Also unlike gmail they allow dashes. Gmail allows dots in usernames but not dashes. No way in heck am I leaving gmail though.

Selling live.com addresses could be a good business to get into. UNLOCKED.PRADA.PHONES[put at-character here]gmail.com is going for 41 dollars on eBay:
search.ebay.com/gmail_W0QQfrpp ...

There's a few live.com email addresses as well, no bidders though:
search.ebay.com/search/search. ...

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