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post #11 of 25
This is for the Inbox folder, you can easily create other folders to keep your other emails safe.
post #12 of 25
How about overhauling the Smart[sic]Screen filter so that if I add someone to my safe senders list (or better yet, my contacts) it doesn't keep blocking the content! It doesn't seem to matter that I've selected to "always show content from xyz@abc.com", this software knows better.

Email rules would be nice too. I'd prefer to wildcard delete any email that is about pharmaceuticals.
    
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Sup 25GB of space on Google Apps

For FREEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE
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that's a good idea..i have a lot of spam in my hotmail account and i'm too lazy to delete, i don't even care anymore.
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i remember hotmail with 2mb, i had to delete everything everyday

gmail is god
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Not liking this, nor msn or any microsoft equivalent applications. They've removed my account; and no matter how much personal information I give them, right down to the messages sent to the actual owner of the non-hotmail/live e-mail account "proof of ownership", I'm still denied access to my own account.

Hotmail can go screw itself for all I care. Their service is absolute crap.
post #17 of 25
Except for the silly spam filter, Hotmail is pretty good.
post #18 of 25
I've had one Hotmail account for almost a decade now, I don't mind MS at all. I know it's funny and cute to hate MS for the sake of hating them but looking at them objectively they're not bad. I don't really see the difference between Google and MSN, especially after all the improvements MS made to Hotmail but this I don't like.
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Gmail<3 I hardly ever use my @live.ca email and I have like 9000+ emails in there.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Liranan View Post
I've had one Hotmail account for almost a decade now, I don't mind MS at all. I know it's funny and cute to hate MS for the sake of hating them but looking at them objectively they're not bad. I don't really see the difference between Google and MSN, especially after all the improvements MS made to Hotmail but this I don't like.
You don't see the difference because you're not using the other services.

Similarly, I used to use Yahoo and think it's the best service there is because you get unlimited space for free and that's something I always thought to be incredible.
That was when I was a kid and didn't exactly make much use of Internet and its related services (and technology in general).

Once I started learning about having mail in sync across all devices, about having filters that auto delete spam and otherwise unwanted email, about using desktop clients etc. I realized how Yahoo is of little use and so is Hotmail.. Gmail offers at no charge lots of features that you usually have to pay for!

As regards the new Hotmail "improvement" it really is of no help for the end user, it only serves THEM to reduce costs by freeing storage resources.
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