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Microsoft has apologized for a cloud outage that saw its customer support services evaporate. The Windows Live Solutions Center was offline for several hours on Tuesday thanks to what Microsoft called a "temporary server issue" that "intermittently prevented some consumers from accessing content on the site." Which was a really …

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I think I've had this problem for a few months.....

I access my Hotmail account using Live Mail and a couple of months ago I started getting a deltasync error whenever I used dial up to collect my mail, it seemed okay on my laptop if I had a fast enough connection. Just loaded up Live Mail now (on dial up) and it seems to work! I had contacted the Live Help Team and their solution was to get a faster connection, ahh if only.

Anyway, lets see if this is the fix that I have been waiting for.

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FAIL

Microsoft, Cloud, Stability, Security....

hahahahhahahahha

Those who trust or believe them are jackasses. Downtime should be least of there worries.

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Gates Horns

Cloudage

Well, what do you expect if you trust your services to something as nebulous as a cloud.

On a serious note, if it is important to you then run and administer it yourself. If you dont care about it, let the cloud deal with it.

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