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    Lots of Microsoft online services down?

    Just been trying Windows update, Technet subscriber area and some other services only to be met with a variety of messages declaring that Microsoft Live services are down. Anyone else had this today? It's been going on since I got in the office at 08:30 this morning.

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    I've not had a problem here. VLSC and technet ok

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    OK here.

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    Just tested VLSC and technet here too, both working fine?

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    all ok here too, and office live and skydrive and mail is all ok too

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    Bah! I think they've just come back online. Mind you, a Security Essentials update struggled a few mins ago.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dos_Box View Post
    Bah! I think they've just come back online. Mind you, a Security Essentials update struggled a few mins ago.
    Funny how these things always work once the school ICT Technician is involved

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    I got dragged half way across the school this morning because Year 5 couldnt access a powerpoint on the shared resources - lots of people had tried with various machines with no luck.
    I walked into the room, asked them to show me what was wrong, and lo and behold, they could access the document WITHOUT ME TOUCHING ANYTHING AT ALL

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    Quote Originally Posted by witch View Post
    I got dragged half way across the school this morning because Year 5 couldnt access a powerpoint on the shared resources - lots of people had tried with various machines with no luck.
    I walked into the room, asked them to show me what was wrong, and lo and behold, they could access the document WITHOUT ME TOUCHING ANYTHING AT ALL
    Pure Witchery

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    Quote Originally Posted by creese View Post
    Pure Witchery
    Or even 'Witchcraft'

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    Quote Originally Posted by witch View Post
    Or even 'Witchcraft'
    They could release a new version of Minecraft titled that...

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    I get that suddenly working phenomenon all the time. I call it the technician effect, either the end user error corrects itself or the kit realises I am about to start pulling bits out and tinkering with it and behaves itself.

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