Microsoft Outlook and other services suffering from downtime
If you are having issues with Microsoft’s email client it’s not your settings, network or ISP for once. We have been getting reports all morning from readers asking if the email-service is suffering from errors and we can confirm that it is down at the moment.
The problem seems pretty widespread at the moment with Hotmail, Messenger and SkyDrive all suffering from similar problems. Microsoft has not made an official posting at the time this article was written but you can expect that they are working on a solution as quickly as possible.
According to the official status page of the application Microsoft simply states, “There’s a problem with Outlook right now.” So don’t expect too much information at that point. You can follow us on social-media and we will let you know when the problem is corrected, in the meantime your email may have trouble connecting and sending.
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