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Can't drag and drop eamils in Hotmail.

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Hello,

I opened up Hotmail today but can't drag and drop emails as usual. I am still able to open and read them but I can't move them to other folders unless I use the check boxes and "Move to" drop down menu.

Hotmail is sill working normally with Internet Explorer so it must be a Hotmail issue. I have tried deleting the cache and the Hotmail cookies (as least I think they were Hotmail cookies).

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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It seems to be working again in Firefox. I think the issue was on Microsoft's side.

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creo k me paso a chrome

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@ gadowks:

I'm sorry but I don't understand your post. If you have a suggestion could you please reword it. Thanks.

Update: I just noticed that I am unable to click and drag the reading pane which makes it impossible to re-size the reading pane and the email lists.

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I've also noticed that new emails no longer just appear in your inbox...you see the number (1) NEXT to your inbox which tells you you have an email but you have to refresh the browser to see the email.

All very annoying. I get a lot of emails (I use it for work as well) that need quickly filing...dragging them was so much easier and quicker.

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I have all the issues listed plus the right mouse click isn't working either. I use that to change the status of emails e.g. from 'read' to 'unread' etc. All was well until a few days ago. I was running Firefox v3.6 when I first noticed the problem but upgraded today to v5 to see if that would fix it but it didn't. Everything still works with the dreaded IE though :-(

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I can add that I have the same issues in Chrome. Hadn't actually tried it in IE though.

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I have the problem in Firefox too. I went to drag an email from my inbox pane to drop it into a folder and it just started highlighting text on the page. This used to work like a week or two ago. Problem also in Chrome, but not IE.

I use Firefox 98% of the time. I hope this gets fixed soon because it's very annoying.  :(

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Plus for me images don't appear in the top preview pane - it just says "loading"

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Update:

As of today, it is working for me in both Firefox and Chrome again.  :) You never realize how much you miss the little things you use often until they break... *lol*

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It seems to be working again in Firefox. I think the issue was on Microsoft's side.

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Yep working for me now too!