off topic - Broken Code for Windows Live Mail RRS feed

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  • Hi... Have been a user of (first) hotmail (and then) live mail for over 10 years now. This is my first complaint.

    The code is broken to try and open up "www.hotmail.com" in  Firefox so that the only thing that shows up is a blank white screen. Upon reloading, a strange series of code comes up that flashes across the screen too quick to copy and paste here.

    I switched to Safari to see if it was just that browser's way of viewing the page, and received this error upon sign in:

    Safari can’t open the page “http://mail.live.com/default.aspx?n=523893250&wa=wsignin1.0”. The error was: “cannot decode raw data” (NSURLErrorDomain:-1015) Please choose Report Bugs to Apple from the Safari menu, note the error number, and describe what you did before you saw this message.

    Now, in Firefox again, I tried the site again, and it worked fine, loading my account instantly since I was logged in already for this blasted forum (which is an annoying way to send a support request, I have to mention).

    I've had problems with the mail server before, but nothing as bad as this yet, and certainly nothing to report before. However, this might have just lost you a long time customer as being the straw that broke the camel's back. It was working yesterday around 10pm and then stopped working at around midnight. This is Central Standard Time.

    If you dare to suggest "try using I.E.;" don't. That software is buggier than an ant colony. Hence why I switched from the browser YEARS ago now. I know you guys are just trying to do your job, but the world is bigger than one web browser. It's nice to play nice with all of them. Exclusivity in browser viewership will only count Microsoft out of the future's larger equation. Just my two cents.

    Tuesday, November 25, 2008 6:46 PM

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  • You're off topic for this forum, which is dedicated to Windows Live OneCare.


    Feedback for Windows Live Hotmail can be submitted at http://feedback.live.com


    Support for Windows Live Hotmail and other Windows Live programs and services:

    Go to http://support.live.com and sign in with a LiveID

    Click on the Windows Live service or product you need help with.

    If you are not presented with an email support form, but are instead redirected to help.live.com for that service/product, in the page that opens from http://help.live.com select any topic on the left hand side or search for a question in the search box.

    The results of your search or the clicked topic appears in the right hand frame, along with a tiny link in the lower right hand corner – “Get more help.”

    Click that tiny link and you will get to a page with a link “Contact support”

    Click that link and you will be presented with the email support form to fill out. Provide as much detail as possible and you should get a response from support within 24 hours.

    Help topics at http://help.live.com

    Support for MSN or paid Hotmail Plus - http://support.msn.com


    Tuesday, November 25, 2008 6:54 PM