If you are using Windows 7, upgrade to Internet Explorer 11 via the MSDN website.Check the boxes next to any updates that include Internet Explorer as part of the update name.You can look for any optional Internet Explorer updates by clicking the Optional side-tab; if any updates are available, select them and then click Install.Windows Update now downloads and installs the selected updates.Will my @hotmail, @live or @msn mail ID’s still work? Your email, contacts, Sky Drive files, calendar items and settings are all the same as they were. As part of this transition, Microsoft has removed the option to switch back to Hotmail. has been optimized for the following browsers: Can I still use my POP3/SMTP messaging client with Outlook.com? The settings for your POP3/SMTP client are the same settings you used for accessing Hotmail.If you use an email client, you will want to set up your POP3 or SMTP Server and Port settings: Anand Khanse is the Admin of The Windows Club.com, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP.If you don’t upgrade, at some point of time, Microsoft will automatically carry out a forced upgrade on your Hotmail account.
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