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HotMail and Security

If you have disabled Javascript in Internet Explorer (for example, you might choose "High Security" for the Internet zone) and you wish to login to a HotMail account via the www.hotmail.com web site, you will need to add the following domains to your "Trusted Site" list:

  • *.microsoft.com
  • *.msn.com
  • *.passport.com
  • *.passport.net