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so i get this message appearing to be from microsoft except for the email address. is this a scam? RRS feed

  • Question

  • MSN-Live Account Closure Alert™


    Windows Live Team [fatin_generation69@hotmail.com]

     

      Dear MSN Account User,

      Your MSN details are required for account upgrade. 
      Incomplete details and wrong passwords forwarded may result in account closure for security reasons.
      Kindly confirm by filling the information's below urgently for the exercise upon receipt of this notification to avoid deactivation.


       
     

      

    User Name...........  

    Password:  …..……  

    Date of Birth........

    Country or Territory..........

     

    We'll keep making MSN Account the best email service around.

    Sincerely,

    MSN Account Team

    Microsoft Corporation | One Microsoft Way | Redmond, WA 98052-6399, USA

     

    Note: 
    YOUR DETAILS WILL NOT BE SHARED.
    Wednesday, April 27, 2011 10:35 PM

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  • You are kidding right? Send them your password? In case you are serious...  THIS IS A SCAM.  DO NOT REPLY TO THIS EMAIL.
    Friday, April 29, 2011 3:22 PM
  • Hello,

    Here is the forum for Microsoft Live Metting product. Considering you Windows Live question, you may use the following link to create on the Windows Live Forum so that you can get more accurate and prossional sugegstions.

    http://social.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/category/windowslive

    Thanks,

    Simon

    Sunday, May 1, 2011 2:18 AM
    Moderator
  • i will try the site you suggest for my question  now i cannot get to my newsgroups on msnews.microsoft.com since windows live mail will not connect.  maybe they will solve that problem also.  thanks.  charlie
    Friday, May 13, 2011 6:21 PM
  • Simon Wu, Windows live forums moved to windowslivehelp.com a long time ago. The forums left over on microsoft are either locked or about to be closed.

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    Wednesday, July 27, 2011 4:41 AM