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Greetings, first time post here.

I have not been able to access my Hotmail acct for a couple of days now. I can access it through Windows Live ID but the steps getting there are bothersome. I used to be able to click on my taskbar icon and go straight there. Now it is a royal pain just to access my mail.

Running Windows XP here.

I am a home user connected to a router in which I have turned off and back on as well as my modem. Same with the computer. I shelled out to the command prompt and flushed the dns.

My laptop (Vista) is experiencing the same problem. Any suggestions? Sure would appreciate it.

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Are you sure the button on your taskbar is not pointed the wrong site? Also can you navigate to the site manually by typing in http://www.hotmail.com/ ? What happens when you try to navigate to the site?

Well..... I have been using the icon for some time and all was well. Also if I chose to access hotmail from my favorites menu that was fine until this problem. But to answer your question, yes I am able to navigate to it. Thank you for such a simple thought. Duh....

I think I will set a new bookmark for it once there and drag the new bookmark icon to the tray and see if this will work. Maybe the taskbar just wanted a freshing up???

Just curious. Why this problem in the first place?

So kind to reply and thank you so very much....

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Went to my email, marked it in my favorites, that works. Pulled the icon into my taskbar, that works. Thank you again, soo much....

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