Do you receive an error “0x80048849” when trying to log in to your windows live/hotmail account in windows live mail?

If so, these steps may help:

  1. In Internet Explorer, click on Tools
  2. Click Advanced tab
  3. Scroll down to Security
  4. Un Tick Check for server certificate revocation
  5. Click OK
  6. Close all IE windows and start a new session.