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why is outlook closing my account ?

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  • hi , well my proble is that i keep getting these emails on my Hotmail account stating i must fill out all the information they require or my account will be closed! well i don't understand why i should send my password and all information! i have to protect myself and my account! now how do i do that without giving Outlook.com my passwords and security questions and answers ??

    please help and thank you

     Sussana

    Monday, November 17, 2014 7:52 AM

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  • They'll help you over here.

    Protect forums on Microsoft Answers

    Outlook.com forums on Microsoft Answers

     

     

     

     


    Regards, Dave Patrick ....
    Microsoft Certified Professional
    Microsoft MVP [Windows]

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    Tuesday, November 18, 2014 2:54 AM
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  • Hello,

    In addition to the links Dave posted, never under any circumstances provide anyone your password.

    No legitimate business will ever ask for it.

    Karl


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    Tuesday, November 18, 2014 2:53 PM
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  • THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR THE INFORMATION, THATS WHAT I THOUGHT WHY WOULD THEY ASK MY PASSWORD, IT MADE NO SENSE!

    THANKS AGAIN FOR YOUR REPLY :)

    Tuesday, November 18, 2014 9:52 PM
  • HI ,

    THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP ! I APPRECIATED :)

    Tuesday, November 18, 2014 9:53 PM
  • You're welcome.

     

     


    Regards, Dave Patrick ....
    Microsoft Certified Professional
    Microsoft MVP [Windows]

    Disclaimer: This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties or guarantees , and confers no rights.

    Wednesday, November 19, 2014 1:23 AM
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  • THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR THE INFORMATION, THATS WHAT I THOUGHT WHY WOULD THEY ASK MY PASSWORD, IT MADE NO SENSE!

    THANKS AGAIN FOR YOUR REPLY :)

    You are welcome.

    Karl


    When you see answers and helpful posts, please click Vote As Helpful, Propose As Answer, and/or Mark As Answer.
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    My Book: Windows PowerShell 2.0 Bible
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    Thursday, November 20, 2014 7:45 PM
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