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outlook.com and windows 8

Posted on 2014-09-11
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i have installed windows 8 on a couple PC's, and since i filled in my mail adres for passing the MS code, i keep getting each day a mail from MS.
how can i stop this??
as usual MS does NOT provide a unsubscribe button
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by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
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Go to the profile center and uncheck what you want.

https://profile.microsoft.com/RegsysProfileCenter/default.aspx
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by:nobus
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i guess that 's it, but what do i uncheck ??
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by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
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manage communications

like so
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by:nobus
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maybe so -  but i don't see any profile center, or communication management
so where do i find these then?
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by:Jagarm
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Once you are logged in, click on Manage communications and then check both options and you can stop the emails.

Regards
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by:nobus
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that's my question : where to find Manage communications
see my screenshot - it's all i have
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by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
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any sort of ad blocker running as there is almost a full screen rotating picture in the center
http://www.screencast.com/t/OGFkYmSHlkd
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by:nobus
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David - i have no idea what you mean
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by:Jagarm
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What browser are you using to visit the site? I suggest using internet explorer if you're not

Also reset iE to default and see if you that fixes it
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by:nobus
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i alwaysq use IE -  nothing else
what more should defaults bring up ??  i have no other problems
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by:Jagarm
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It's weird that you are not seeing it.

Attached is the screen short from Internet Explorer 11 in Windows 8.1

Please let us know if that's what you are seeing. You will get that screen whether you are logged in or not
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by:nobus
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actually it's on my win7 pc i have this (i gave this mail adress during install)

for the 3rd time  - i don't have a profile center, nor manage communication
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David Johnson, CD, MVP earned 500 total points
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at the bottom of the emails you should have something like what the arrow is pointing to
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by:nobus
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i did have a look - but must have overlooked it.
but your mail pointed me to it, so i'll assign points to you
brrrrrit's very easy to overlook  - no wonder i missed it!
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by:nobus
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see above
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by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
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Your Welcome, Nobus
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by:nobus
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it would not happen if they used a different color that people notice
it looks like they do NOT want people to find it
so much for their user friendlyness..
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