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How do I arrange it so that I'm not having multiple closures when I only want to close one hotmail message, NOT HOTMAIL?

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I'm very tired of trying to close one message, only to have the hotmail account itself slam shut, thus requiring re-starting. Surely it's not supposed to act like this. A warning message doesn't help with the actual closure. I just know it is going to happen and am annoyed, again.

Note: This is not my default email account, nor do I want it to be. I want to be able to access two different accounts by opening one of two browsers. That part works but this closing thing is infuriating.

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What method do you use to close a message in Hotmail (I assume using the Outlook interface on mail.live.com)?

  • If you are opening the message in the same tab, there is a set of icons on the upper right of the message: up arrow, down arrow, x, and using that x will return to you the the Inbox (or whatever folder the message is in)
  • If you are directing the message to a new tab, the individual tab should have a close button or you can use Ctrl+w to close that tab

Is that relevant or am I missing something important?

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What method do you use to close a message in Hotmail (I assume using the Outlook interface on mail.live.com)?

  • If you are opening the message in the same tab, there is a set of icons on the upper right of the message: up arrow, down arrow, x, and using that x will return to you the the Inbox (or whatever folder the message is in)
  • If you are directing the message to a new tab, the individual tab should have a close button or you can use Ctrl+w to close that tab

Is that relevant or am I missing something important?