No Smooth Launch for @live.com Email Addresses

Get your personal @live.com email address from Microsoft. Same as Windows Hotmail Live but cooler and short name.

November 10, 2007
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The much awaited @live.com email addresses are now up for grabs but consider yourself lucky if you manage to get an email address of your choice.

While your favorite nickname could still be available, you are likely to encounter the above error during the sign-up process:

The only option – keep doing a refresh until Microsoft resolves the issue with Windows Live ID sign-up.