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Creating 'hotmail' account!!

by The Nightingale / October 19, 2006 8:52 AM PDT

I've been trying to register on another forum for several weeks. I have AOL internet and unfortunately the forum I'm wanting to register on does not accept AOL email addresses.

It does, however, except hotmail ones, so I was hoping to create one.

So.. a couple of questions

1) How do I create a hotmail account?

2) Once it's created will the confirmation email that comes from registering on the site drop into my AOL mailbox still, or something else?

Replies appreciated!

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Follow The Instructions...
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / October 19, 2006 9:21 AM PDT
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Thanks.
by The Nightingale / November 6, 2006 4:37 AM PST

Thanks for the instructions; sorry I didn't reply sooner- I forgot I'd posted this topic in the first place!

I have created a hotmail account, only problem is I have now emailed the admin on the forum and she replied telling me that sometimes the forum rejects hotmail as well as AOL. I have since tried and had no results.. sadly.

So, I was wondering: are there any other free email accounts available aside from hotmail and my default, that I could possibly use?

Many thanks

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I Use Yahoo Mail
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / November 6, 2006 5:28 AM PST
In reply to: Thanks.

Here's the link to sign up for free mail:

http://mail.yahoo.com/?.intl=ca

The free mail can only be accessed as "webmail" (viewing from the internet) and can not be downloaded to a mail client like Microsoft Outlook or Outlook, UNLESS you pay for the Yahoo PLUS version. Still, I use Yahoo as one of my addresses because it's fairly easy to use.

Hope this helps.

Grif

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