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  1. Sep 19, 2008 #1
    We are now making available @physicsforums.com email addresses for all members. The service uses Windows Live (formerly Hotmail). So you use Hotmail service, but your address is under physicsforums.com instead of hotmail.com

    Signups are moderated. Please use your member name when signing up so I can verify.

    When signed up you can use mail.physicsforums.com to sign in and view your mail.
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  3. Sep 19, 2008 #2


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    Cool! :smile:

    EDIT: Did I go too soon?

    Last edited: Sep 19, 2008
  4. Sep 19, 2008 #3


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    I got my e-mail, thanks Greg!!
  5. Sep 19, 2008 #4


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    Thanks, Greg. Could you maybe put a link to mail.physicsforums.com somewhere?-- maybe the quick links menu?
  6. Sep 20, 2008 #5

    It's very great!
  7. Sep 20, 2008 #6
    Thanks a lot!!!!
  8. Sep 20, 2008 #7


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    Nice, I just added mine and it's through Hotmail too!
  9. Sep 20, 2008 #8
    Thank you!
  10. Sep 21, 2008 #9


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    Very cool!

    Does anyone know the name and type of server, so I can add this to my Outlook accounts?
    Last edited: Sep 21, 2008
  11. Sep 22, 2008 #10


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    Nice idea!:approve:
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  13. Sep 22, 2008 #12
    Awesome. I registered with something other than my username, I hope that's ok.
  14. Sep 24, 2008 #13
    thanks, cool id i got... hope i also become cool
  15. Sep 24, 2008 #14
    You got my vote! :)
  16. Sep 25, 2008 #15
    It would be cool if the e-mails were provided by GMail, because some people here, linux users like me, are anti-microsoft and have solemnly pledged never to open any microsoft site in their browser.
  17. Sep 25, 2008 #16
    I understand, gmail does have a server similiar to this, however accounts must be manually created and I won't do that.
  18. Sep 25, 2008 #17

    I too like gmail better because I can use a third party program to retrieve mail from it. In order to do that on hotmail I have to pay.... Plus I use Linux ;)

    But I still like this a lot better than my old hotmail account.
    Last edited by a moderator: Sep 25, 2008
  19. Sep 27, 2008 #18
    yay, thanks for the free email acounts
  20. Sep 27, 2008 #19

    You don't need to pay to retrieve your mails. There is a workaround for this. You can configure hotmail to forward your emails to your GMail address. In your GMail, you can simply label all mails coming from youraddy@physicsforums.com.

    Hope that helps.
  21. Sep 27, 2008 #20
    I am also an anti-microsoft person. Oh well, this still might come useful one day.
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