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Hotmail, Outlook and Skype bounce back after major outage - The INQUIRER

MICROSOFT SERVICES including Hotmail, Outlook and Skype have bounced back after suffering a major outage, which has been blamed on an 'authentication error'. The downtime struck at 2pm UK time on Tuesday and left users of Hotmail, Outlook and Skype ...and more »

Microsoft Outlook, Xbox, and Skype Were Down for Several Hours - Fortune

A variety of online services from Microsoft suffered outages for several hours on Tuesday across Western Europe and the Eastern United States, according to the company's technical support sites. Among the services affected were Microsoft's email ...and more »

Redmond's on fire, your 365 is terrified: Microsoft email outage en masse - The Register

Some unknowable terror has struck at the heart of the 21st century's communications infrastructure, as complaints mount regarding the global unavailability of Microsoft services, including email and authentication. Has the cyberwar with the aliens ...and more »

Microsoft authentication issue hits Outlook, Skype, OneDrive, Xbox users - ZDNet

Microsoft is apparently experiencing some kind of authentication issue which is preventing many from being able to sign in to their Outlook, Skype, OneDrive, Xbox, and other Microsoft accounts. msaoutage.jpg Credit: Sad Skype. A number of users have ...and more »

Microsoft says issue resolved after Hotmail sign-in glitch - Sky News

Users of the free email system, which now comes under Microsoft's Outlook banner, have reported problems worldwide. 16:28, UK, Tuesday 07 March 2017. Microsoft. Image: Microsoft bought Hotmail in 1997. Hotmail owner Microsoft said a sign-in problem ...and more »

Xbox, Skype, Outlook, and more recover from Microsoft Account issues - The Verge

Microsoft Accounts have recovered from an hour-long outage that prevented users from signing into their accounts this morning. Large numbers of Xbox, Skype, and Outlook users complained they were unable to access their accounts, with the login prompt ...and more »

Microsoft Outage Affects Skype, OneDrive, Office 365 And More - Silicon UK

Microsoft is suffering server issues as users from around the world have reported being unable to connect to several of the company's services. According to independent website Down Detector,, Xbox Live, Skype, OneDrive and Office 365 are ...and more »

Microsoft Hit With Authentication Issue, Many Users Were Locked Out of Accounts - (blog)

If you are trying to login to your Microsoft account today and are being told your password is incorrect, it can't find your account, or your two-factor authentication has failed, you are not alone. Starting early this morning, both Paul and I were not ...and more »

Microsoft services including Outlook, Hotmail and Xbox are down - Manchester Evening News

Enter your postcode to see news and information near you Community updates, Crime Statistics, Local News & Events and much more... (Image: @zecky_surf). Share; 6Comments. by Taboola by Taboola · Sponsored Links Sponsored Links · Promoted Links Promoted ...and more »

Global reports of Microsoft faults - BBC News

There are numerous reports from around the world that various Microsoft services are suffering faults. The firm said it was looking into them. Outlook users, including those with Hotmail addresses, are reporting issues on social media and sites ...and more »