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Windows Live Messenger - Unable to create an account using an email address othe that a hotmail account

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Hi. I have a few staff on a small SBS2003 network who signed up to Windows Messenger 7.5 with
non-hotmail email addresses ie abc@domain.com.

It worked fine for a couple of years but now if I try to add another user I am taken to a page that asks my to reeate a hotmail account.I don't want to use a hotmail account but my proper Email account. The same thing happens on Version 8.1. Does anyone know if this is possible...
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According to (https://accountservices.passport.net/ppnetworkhome.srf?vv=450&lc=2057) its possible.

Try the sign-up like along the left side

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Thanks justchat_1:  You are not only a star you are a superstar. Saved me enormous hassle and time.
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