Yes Custom Domains works with Windows Live Mail Desktop, and Messenger and everything else from Windows Live.
So if you haven't got an @address yet, perhaps now is the time to be creative?
A Microsoft Account is basically your username to make use of various Microsoft services such as Outlook.com, One Drive, Xbox and even Windows 8 or Windows 10.
If you already own a domain name, you can move it to or get a new domain name from Microsoft (free for the first year, $10/year after that.) When the addresses are set up, calendars, contacts, and documents are automatically configured to share between the mailboxes. For more information or to sign up, visit https://premium.
You'll need to log in with your existing Microsoft Account or create a new Microsoft Account.
“It does appear they are working to resolve the issue as the error messages keep changing but if this is a reflection of the level of service we can expect from putting our stuff up into the cloud through Windows Live then it leaves a lot to be desired!
” An MPV on the forum confirmed that the software appeared to have unintentionally shut out lots of WHS customers.
Did you know that you can set up an account (formerly known as Hotmail) with your own current email address or personal domain and don’t necessarily have to use an @address?