Begin forwarded message:
> From: Alex Dawson <alex.dawson@...>
> Date: December 5, 2004 11:32:38 PM PST
> To: Jason Townsend <townsend@...>
> Subject: Re: [Fire-core] Addition for Fire FAQ: MSN errors
> On 06/12/2004, at 3:20 PM, Jason Townsend wrote:
>> On Dec 5, 2004, at 6:25 PM, Alex Dawson wrote:
>>> I have two accounts on my Mac, one for home and one for work. One of
>>> them worked with MSN and the other didn't. I eventually narrowed it
>>> down to "Show mail alerts". My passport.com account isn't tied to a
>>> hotmail account. I suspect that "Show mail alerts" will cause Fire's
>>> MSN login to fail unless it's a hotmail account being used to login.
>> Were you able to confirm that turning off "Show mail alerts" allows
>> you to log in?
> Yes, after at least 6 months of being unable to use MSN from Fire,
> turning off "Show mail alerts" on my home account allowed it to start
> I had put it not working down to there being some sort of wacky prefs
> corruption for that account, but when a new account on the machine
> setup the same way had the same problem, I did some more digging and
> in one of my remove-and-readd-account trials with Fire, it started
> working. I then I identified the mail alerts as the only difference.
> Turning it off allowed it to work, finally :D
> Alex Dawson
> UCS IT Security Officer, University of WA
> 08 6488 7093 - alex.dawson@...