Safari and hotmail

Discussion in 'General Mac Discussion' started by evildead, Jan 9, 2003.

  1. evildead macrumors 65816


    Jun 18, 2001
    WestCost, USA
    I downloaded Safari as soon as I heard it was out. I installed it and set up all my bookmarks (not happy I had to do it by hand). Then, I checked my hotmail account. Everything was normal. The next day I checked my hotmail account again. ... Error! Some kind of JAVA error that causes my loggin to fail.... I wonder if this was intentional ..... MS has done it before.....

    anyone else have this problem?
  2. edesignuk Moderator emeritus


    Mar 25, 2002
    London, England
    This has been discussed in other Safari threads, Hotmail does not seem to like Safari very much :(
  3. FelixDerKater macrumors 68000


    Apr 12, 2002
    Yeah. Hotmail seems to work one time and then fails the next time.

    One thing that seems to do a bit of good sometimes is opening up prefs, unchecking the JavaScript checkbox and then re-check it. Then reload the page. Sometimes it works. Sometimes it doesn't.
  4. 8thDegreeSavage macrumors 6502

    Jun 5, 2002
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    I know the solution!

    The solution for the hotmail problem is pretty simple.

    go to put in pass and user name, let it fail.

    then immediatley re-enter the address and then put your pass in the second time(hot mail should remeber your user name, but not your pass)....voilaaa! your in.
  5. medea macrumors 68030


    Aug 4, 2002
    Madison, Wi
    yeah it didnt work at first for me, but it does now and I have not have any further issues with it.
  6. benixau macrumors 65816


    Oct 9, 2002
    Sydney, Australia
    and who says that ms isnty purposely making it unstable on safari. considering it is the only browser to succesfully overide MSN messengers default browser settings .... :eek:
  7. hui__lim macrumors regular

    Nov 12, 2002
    Another alternative solution is if you have MSN messenger, ctrl click on it and click "My hotmail inbox" and it will take you straight there on safari. It will lead you to your hotmail inbox on safari without a problem :)
  8. benixau macrumors 65816


    Oct 9, 2002
    Sydney, Australia
    there is also a problem with the code for the block button.

    works twice then you have to reload the inbox.

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