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Window appears asking for Hotmail password. Can't get emails [message #101675] Thu, 28 December 2006 08:22 Go to next message
John Mo
Messages: 3
Registered: December 2006
Junior Member
I have tried installing and re-installing Outlook 2003 several times to set
up and access emails and send emails through Hotmail. I cannot receive or
send emails as it always just goes into a never-ending loop asking for my
Hotmail password. I enter the password, but it does not accept it but the
box keeps reappearing.
Re: Window appears asking for Hotmail password. Can't get emails [message #101782] Thu, 28 December 2006 14:32 Go to previous messageGo to next message
John Mo
Messages: 3
Registered: December 2006
Junior Member
"Patrick Keenan" wrote:

> "John Mo" <John Mo@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:7C82CFBC-EE64-4DD8-A656-FACCD37BCA63@microsoft.com...
> >I have tried installing and re-installing Outlook 2003 several times to set
> > up and access emails and send emails through Hotmail. I cannot receive or
> > send emails as it always just goes into a never-ending loop asking for my
> > Hotmail password. I enter the password, but it does not accept it but the
> > box keeps reappearing.
>
> Are you using a premium (paid) Hotmail account, or is your hotmail account
> several years old and grandfathered? If neither is the case, you won't be
> able to connect to it with Outlook (or Outlook Express or Thunderbird or
> whatever). MS discontinued this kind of support on the free accounts a few
> years ago.
>
> Verify the password with the Hotmail web client. Write it in Notepad, then
> copy and paste it into the Hotmail login. When it's accepted, paste it
> into the Outlook -provided login. However, as noted, if you're using a
> free Hotmail account you probably can't do this.
>
> HTH
> -pk
>
>
>
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