Getting @live.ie email without installing stuff? - boards.ie
Boards.ie uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Click here to find out more x
Post Reply  
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
26-02-2008, 16:18   #1
jb91
Registered User
 
jb91's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 393
Getting @live.ie email without installing stuff?

Does anyone know if there's a way to register for a Windows Live (@live.ie) email address without having to (re) install Messenger, the toolbar etc? I've tried just leaving all the boxes blank when it asks which of the programmes you want to install but it still tries to install the toolbar.

I just want to check if I can get the MSN address I want without adding loads of numbers to it.
jb91 is offline  
Advertisement
14-08-2008, 22:05   #2
Smcgie
Registered User
 
Smcgie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: The Back'a Be'yond
Posts: 1,306
Send a message via MSN to Smcgie
i am having the same problem, when i try to reg it only allows a live.co.uk or hotmail.co.uk

the funny thing is that i already have a live.ie account tha i registerd ages ago and its only <snip> really easy and usefull. But i want one for business and i cant seem to get the live.ie prefix to come up. Any ideas?

Last edited by AlmightyCushion; 15-08-2008 at 00:28. Reason: Remove email address.
Smcgie is offline  
14-08-2008, 22:07   #3
aidan_walsh
Moderator
 
aidan_walsh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Cork
Posts: 15,784
Hotmail Plus?
aidan_walsh is offline  
14-08-2008, 22:12   #4
Smcgie
Registered User
 
Smcgie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: The Back'a Be'yond
Posts: 1,306
Send a message via MSN to Smcgie
No standered hotmail, i hate spending money
Smcgie is offline  
14-08-2008, 22:50   #5
KStaford
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 804
live registrations take their localisation settings from the users language settings in their browser.
So if you want the opportunity to select live.ie rather than live.co.uk or live.com when registering an email / live account, change your "BROWSERS" language to English(Ireland).
I'm using Firefox 3 and to set my language I do the following.
Tools - Options - Content - "Languages" - Choose
In there, set your language as English(Ireland), then close all instances of your browser, then fire it up again and go to
http://home.live.com/ - click on "Sign up" and off ya go.
KStaford is offline  
Thanks from:
Advertisement
15-08-2008, 00:26   #6
Smcgie
Registered User
 
Smcgie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: The Back'a Be'yond
Posts: 1,306
Send a message via MSN to Smcgie

:DThanks KS, Im on explorer but i got your general idea and changed the language and regional settings in the control panel.

Worked a treat, have business e-mail address reg & linked to personal addy.

Thanks
Shane
Smcgie is offline  
15-08-2008, 01:04   #7
KStaford
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 804
well Smcgie Im glad to be of help and thanks for saying thanks
KStaford is offline  
07-03-2009, 09:19   #8
PGL
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 541
chaps

i followed your tips, and could only get a "@live.com" email account - how do you get a "live.ie" account?

cheers
PGL is offline  
Post Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Remove Text Formatting
Bold
Italic
Underline

Insert Image
Wrap [QUOTE] tags around selected text
 
Decrease Size
Increase Size
Please sign up or log in to join the discussion

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search



Share Tweet