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Re: Microsoft Office Subscriptions
« Reply #32 on: September 15, 2016, 07:20:06 PM »
This may help...

http://www.techradar.com/news/software/applications/windows-7-email-5-best-free-clients-903699

Cheers Meister  :thumbsup:

Well 4 months later the bastards finally turned off hotmail syncing for my account

But good news  smile:

You can still configure Windows Live Mail to work with hotmail

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windowslive/wiki/livemail-email/windows-live-mail-and-outlook-mail/6edb5ba6-f9f2-40fd-80a1-fc23cc6fbfe0

Don't be fooled by the URL this wasn't Microshit being helpful but someone posted the fix on their hosted forum

Just can't get the calendar and contacts to sync   Banghead
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Re: Microsoft Office Subscriptions
« Reply #33 on: October 15, 2016, 10:26:15 AM »
And a further update

But first an important point:  today is the last day that you can get a free one year Office 365 subscription (you have to have a microsoft hotmail account)

Anyway it turns out that Windows Live mail using IMAP access is crap as it won't let you blind copy.  It says it does but so blind that the blind recipient doesn't see them.  And it's surprising how often I do blind copy (mainly to Mrs K)

So reluctantly I have gone to Office 365 using the free one year offer (see above).  The 1TB cloud storage is good and you get Word, Excel etc (butI already had those) and you get full Outlook

And does Outlook import your hotmail contacts correctly?   noooo: Banghead Banghead it ges the display names hopelessly wrong

But there are fixes so if anyone is also down this path please say
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Re: Microsoft Office Subscriptions
« Reply #34 on: October 15, 2016, 10:39:34 AM »
And a further update

But first an important point:  today is the last day that you can get a free one year Office 365 subscription (you have to have a microsoft hotmail account)

Anyway it turns out that Windows Live mail using IMAP access is crap as it won't let you blind copy.  It says it does but so blind that the blind recipient doesn't see them.  And it's surprising how often I do blind copy (mainly to Mrs K)

So reluctantly I have gone to Office 365 using the free one year offer (see above).  The 1TB cloud storage is good and you get Word, Excel etc (butI already had those) and you get full Outlook

And does Outlook import your hotmail contacts correctly?   noooo: Banghead Banghead it ges the display names hopelessly wrong

But there are fixes so if anyone is also down this path please say
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Bring back Telex I say.
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Re: Microsoft Office Subscriptions
« Reply #35 on: October 15, 2016, 11:45:33 AM »
Your man refusing to do motorcycle telegram delivery now?

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Re: Microsoft Office Subscriptions
« Reply #36 on: October 15, 2016, 12:16:49 PM »
Your man refusing to do motorcycle telegram delivery now?



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Re: Microsoft Office Subscriptions
« Reply #37 on: October 15, 2016, 04:07:49 PM »
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