Microsoft NET.passport

  hoverman 06:25 10 Jun 2003
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Yesterday I logged on to Microsoft's web site and changed my registered e-mail address for my NET.passport. This morning I received an e-mail, which looks like a genuine one from Microsoft, asking me to click on a link to verify the change. Having read about bogus e-mails in this Forum in recent times, I am very dubious about requests to click on links to verify details. Any advice anyone?

  Lozzy 09:45 10 Jun 2003

Net Passport requires you to do just that. However you are correct to be aware and cautious.

  martjc 09:50 10 Jun 2003

...when you click for verification the new e-mail address becomes valid.

  hoverman 09:52 10 Jun 2003

Many thanks - you can't be too careful these days.

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