Access Hotmail problem: RRS feed

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  • Several Computers ago - going back 14 plus years - I obviously created  a couple of HOTMAIL accounts. Before I tossed the old computers because they had no more space left I obviously asked my Computer Guru guy to back-up the hard drives. The other day he came to fix a problem I had and I asked him to show me how to connect one of my old hard drives so that I could take a look.

    He did so ( some emails go back to 2003 ) Found photos I remember - but had no record of - so I am currently saving them. I also found two Hotmail email accounts I created and used but had completely forgotten about. I went through the motions of getting into them. One opened up with a password I remembered using way back then - "BUT" wanted to send a code to the second email address which I had obviously used as a contact.

    I couldn't remember the password code I used for the second one - try as I might - Failing that - I was then advised that a code would be sent to ( a phone number - only showed last two digits) It must have been a phone number where this 70 year old once worked.

    Failing that I was then asked to supply 3 accounts /persons/descriptions of emails sent to me or by me that would be in the Hotmail account.  Heck - I couldn't even remember I had the accounts until I got into the old hard drives - let alone remember what emails are in them.. How can I access them - any ideas??

    Friday, October 13, 2017 2:18 AM


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    Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:11 AM
  •  How can I access them - any ideas??

    For Hotmail issues I'd ask over here.

    for the Microsoft account issues I'd chat or email them using the links at page bottom.




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    Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:31 AM