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> I have two msn/hotmail accounts. Today, after I attempted to sign
> by using my email address and password, I got a pop-up that says
> "Match the picture. to continue type the characters that you see in
> picture." Underneath the message was a shaded area with several
> number and letters. Did MSN change their email system. Or am I being
No, this seems to be a new security measure. It also seems not to work
very well as lots of people - including me - have successfully matched
the picture and just got in a logon loop. I haven't seen any
workarounds yet. If you can successfully get in, then do so.
MS MVP - Windows Shell/User
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