Even if you don’t use it for chatting with friends, Windows Live Messenger keeps starting up every time you start your computer. The solution: disable Messenger’s auto-start.
In the official Windows Live blog, Microsoft’s Chris Jones informed that the Hotmail problems have now been fixed. Since 30 December, more than 17,000 customers did not have access to their messages.
At the end of 2010, we’re looking back to the last twelve months and ask ourselves: How has Windows Live developed in this year?
Need a break from your friends? Here’s a tip to hide Messenger Companion notifications.
When I read about hyperlinks being blocked in Messenger 2009 the other day, I just thought: Well, this would not have been necessary if more chat users would watch out and use common sense while talking with others over the Web. This week, the antivirus company ESET published 7 golden rules for instant messaging.
Together with some partners, Microsoft has introduced the new Hotmail Active Views platform. With this new feature, you can interact with e-mails in a whole new way to do certain tasks right within your Hotmail inbox.
Like already noted in September, the free blogging service Windows Live Spaces is closing on March 16, 2011. Please remember that after January 4, 2011, you will no longer be able to add new contents to your Space, as it will become read-only.
Windows Live Writer is one of the first applications of the Essentials suite to enter the planning phase for its next release, called “Wave 5.” Now is the time to get involved into the plannings, adding your ideas and wishes.
If you wanted to try out the synchronization service Windows Live Mesh recently and launched it for the first time, you might have seen nothing but an error message.
On December 14, 2010, the Windows Live team has introduced a new subdomain of Live.com, featuring plug-ins for Windows Live Essentials. For example, you can find extensions for Windows Live Writer or Photo Gallery. These additional programs add new features to the applications.