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Show all emails(hotmail.com)on 1 WindowsLiveMessengerScreen

by grandslam3 / May 5, 2009 12:10 AM PDT

Monday 5-4-2009
I have IE8 & Windows Live Messenger 8.1.0178. When I was at the MSN Home Page & then clicked on HOTMAIL, the next screen would display my 6 or 8 email accounts (All hotmail.com accounts). I would then select the account I want to check - then key in my password - the email account would open.
The last couple of days, I have cleaned (files, clutter, registry & ie.) and now when I click on Hotmail from the MSN Home Page, I am shown the last email account I was in. That page offers " Sign in with a different account " I then have to key in the entire email name (XXXXXXXX@hotmail.com). What have I done wrong? I would like my to regain my page from Windows Live Messenger that displays all my email account on one screen.
Thank you for any help possible.

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What I think...
by FrankQC / May 7, 2009 10:06 AM PDT

I don't think you can do that.

I believe those emails were there because of temporary files. Since you deleted those temp files you basically removed the ability of the browser to know who you are and your previous emails.

What you can do, now, is re-enter all the emails and re-build that email list

Frank

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Doubtful...
by John.Wilkinson / May 7, 2009 12:58 PM PDT
In reply to: What I think...

The Windows Live login page used to list all recent usernames used, but the site was updated to display only the most recent one. The sudden change the original poster noticed may be a result of the 'old' style having been stored locally and lost after the dumping of all temporary files or it could be that the update was coincidentally rolled out to the original poster's region around the same time. (I noticed the change several months ago, but such changes are often rolled out in phases on a regional basis.) The bottom line is that there is likely no way to restore the 'old' layout.

John

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Showing all email accounts at log in screen on Windows Live
by elurrule / July 28, 2010 11:31 AM PDT

The same happened to me. I was able to select, from several of my email accounts, which one to log in. Then, one day I could only log into the last one I closed.

To the other responders, it is possible in Windows 7 because I have done it for over a year. Now I have to find out what option I turned off.

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