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

Posted on 2007-07-20
Last Modified: 2008-01-09
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

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...
Question by:jimmycan
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    According to ( 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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