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  • Premier Icon geoffj
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    but you can still post on here? 😀
    It is a bit counter intuitive, but most folk do have more than one way of accessing teh interwebz and email

    Premier Icon wwaswas
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    [microsoft voice]

    So you gave us an email address that you knew we would use to allow you to unlock your laptop and you *only* have access to it from the laptop it would be used unlock?

    And that’s our fault?

    [/microsoft voice]

    Surely there’s a web interface to your email – they *all* allow that.

    z1ppy
    Member

    PEBCAK 😉

    sugdenr
    Member

    Oh so they are the new BT? You know, when your landline breaks they tell you to call them to report the fault, but………..

    Premier Icon brassneck
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    PEBCAK

    +1 🙂

    Premier Icon molgrips
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    What else should they have done then?

    Premier Icon footflaps
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    It’s OK, once Steve Ballmer announces that MS are bringing back BetaMax to take on Apple’s iTunes store, you’ll soon forgive them……

    Premier Icon DezB
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    Are microsoft that thick?

    Not sure about thick, but very shit at security stuff. I’ve had a Microsoft Live account for about 10 years – the email I have registered is out of date (company changed names), but can I change the email address on my account? Can I f

    schrickvr6
    Member

    Reminds me of the old VM/NTL email password recovery system….”If you have lost or forgotten your password, please enter your email address” *Click* “Thank you we have emailed you your password.” Grrrreat….

    Premier Icon matt_outandabout
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    So my win8 account has suddenly asked for extra account recovery information – they have emailed my secondary email address a code to enter to confirm. Except win8 has locked out the laptop to do this, so I cannot acces my email to copy the security code to enter into the box as requested….*esc* and *win* key just got a battering to no avail.

    Premier Icon matt_outandabout
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    I had to click on ‘remind me later’ to exit. My own email I tend not to do on phone, as it is work phone.
    Meh, just seems a silly glitch.

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