This morning I cannot open any messages or folders in Hotmail. It was working fine last night. Everything looks completely normal (although I have noticed that… (read more)
This morning I cannot open any messages or folders in Hotmail. It was working fine last night. Everything looks completely normal (although I have noticed that the ads on the side are no longer loading?) and messages appear in my inbox as normal. However, if I click on any messages in the inbox or try to select a different folder at the left, there are no error messages or popups, all that happens is literally nothing. The message looks like it is selected in the inbox link when I click on it, but it never loads...the browser never even shows that the folder or message is loading. Browser is Firefox 12. It works fine in Internet Explorer (which I loathe).
I tried it on three completely different computers, two running Windows XP Professional with SP3, one with Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit with SP1, all three running Firefox 12. Hotmail works fine with all of them in IE, but not Firefox. Also tested Firefox 12 on a Puppy Linux 5.28 machine with Hotmail and that surprisingly worked fine.
I've tried clearing the cache and cookies completely and Hotmail will still not work properly...I seem to remember something like this happening before, but I cannot remember how I fixed it...all other sites on all the computers work perfectly, only Hotmail is acting weird and has been doing so for 4 hours or so now.
...anybody have any thoughts?
EDIT - I should also mention I've done no updates, installed no addon plugins, or altered anything in any way since it was last working correctly on any of the computers.
EDIT#2 - I tried running Firefox in Safe Mode with everything disabled...same issue, Hotmail doesn't work.