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Hotmail In Thai

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Today for some strange reason, when I call up www.hotmail.com

it is redirected to to the Thai version of hotmail.

I have not changed anything in my browser setting or anywhere else as far as I know.

It's slightly annoying and really I would like to change it back to English does anyone have some ideas how to do that ???

By the way I am using a Thai ISP Ji-Net.

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Try this link :

http://login.passport.net/uilogin.srf?id=2

Microsoft probably detects you are in Thailand and redirects you automatically to their Thai version of Hotmail. Same happens with Google!

It doesn't happen through CsLoxinfo though...

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Monty thanks for the link

but it don't work doesn't work for me, I just get directed back to the Thai site.

This has happend since the start with Google but only started yesterday with Hotmail :D

I can live with it if I have to. :o

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Same problem here since this morning.

OK, I can live with, but don't like it.

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try putting your regional settings in control panel on US or UK..

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Well my Hotmail turned to Thai today, ok before then! It must be spreading!!!!

Yes you can use english for example if you go in thru another MSN that is not linked to Thailand. Anyway I have sent a message to Hotmail asking about how to switch back to an English log-in.

I also have a similar problem using the Microsoft Support on-line which always seems to instantly convert to Thai.

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Yes, I realized. stumaster, your link worked, but only when clicking from Thai-Visa-site, which is outside of Thailand.

Hotmail gave me below idea, which actually does not work. I changd the country-setting to Singapore and later to London/UK. You cannot adjust the time-zone to Thailand, the software insists on Singapore resp. GMT.

Anyway, followed through and still got the Thai-version. Seems they changed, whenever you log into hotmail from a Thai-based server you get Thai language.

However, as long as your language iis set to English you get English on the seconf page (click mail for example)

I replied accordingly and wait for their further comments.

Hello axel,

Thank you for writing to MSN Hotmail about your problem with your Hotmail's opening page being set to Thai.

This is Angel and I understand the importance of resolving this issue right away. Please allow me to assist you on this.

I have investigated your account and based on our records, you have set your Country settings to Thailand. This is the reason why you see your Hotmail page, as well as MSN Homepage, in Thai.

To fix this, you need to set your Country settings to an English speaking country such as USA. To do this, please follow these steps:

1. Click on the "Options" link on your Hotmail page. This is located on the upper right side of your Hotmail window, right beside the "Help" link.

2. On the "Personal Options" page, click on "My Profile".

3. On the "Country/Region" field, select an English speaking country of your choice. You may be asked to select a "City/Region" and to input a "Postal Code".

4. After these changes, click "Update".

I apologize for the inconvenience this has caused you.

Thank you for contacting us.

Sincerely,

Angel B.

MSN Hotmail Technical Support

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You folks complaining about Hotmail in Thai are lucky. I haven't been able to access Hotmail for the past three weeks unless I run Netscape Navigator, which is extremely slow. I have used Opera for years to access Hotmail, but now only get a blank page instead of the log-in page. This has been the case whether I use TOTonline or Roynet as my ISP.

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Stumonster, that info page is very interesting and worth saving -- thanks -- but I should have mentioned that I can no longer access Hotmail log-in page even with IE6 (nor Firefox). I can only access with Navigator 7. If I can't get to Hotmail with Microsoft's own browser the problem isn't answered. I am running WinXP Pro.

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is netscape 7 the AOL browser, does it automatically go thru an AOL portal?

:o

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I am not savvy enough to determine if Netscape Navigator 7.1 goes through an AOL portal. The About box does not mention AOL and it's not called an AOL browser as such, but comes, as I installed it, with an AOL Instant Messenger.

Maybe you could tell me how I could find out whether it goes through an AOL portal.

By the way, I get the Hotmail log-in page in English, when it eventually loads.

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