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    Need help to be able to access Hotmail (under WLM) through Gmail

    I saw an article by Woody saying sometime in June of this year Microsoft is making changes such that my setup (using Hotmail under Windows LIve Mail) will no longer work. He pointed to an HowtoGeek article that shows how to send and receive Hotmail from a Gmail account.

    I set up a Gmail account, but I can't even find the "settings" page that HTG refers to.

    Can someone walk me through the steps to set this up?

    Your help would be an email lifesaver for me.

    Dick

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    You can switch your Hotmail address to be accessed by POP or IMAP and then configure WLM to use POP or IMAP to access it. See Set up an email app with Outlook.com. You'll want to manually configure server settings in WLM according to the POP or IMAP sections whichever you choose.
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    Thanks Joe. Does that mean that, after doing what the article you pointed to says to do, that what Woody says here doesn't apply:

    http://www.infoworld.com/article/306...witch-now.html

    Dick

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    It should mean it does not apply. The default for WLM when connecting to a Microsoft email address is to auto-configure using a protocol which will no longer be supported. I've not heard that the updated infrastructure does away with POP and/or IMAP.
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