> Yes, it's an msn account. It's from a friend who is deployed overseas and he
> isn't online a lot, he just emails every now and again to contact friends to
> let us know he is well.
> I had answered initially and it went through ok, but then about a week later
> I tried and got that message.
> "Jonathan Kay [MVP]" wrote:
>> Well assuming it's a hotmail or msn.com account, it may have just been deactivated. If
>> don't sign into your Hotmail account regularly (and don't have a MSN/Hotmail
>> the mailbox will be closed. However, the Messenger account will still exist and be
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>> "Jenny23098" <Jenny23098[ at ]discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> news:1A76965F-310E-4751-88E3-9537B59575F1[ at ]microsoft.com...
>> > Someone added me to their list of contacts, and sent me a message, but when I
>> > try to email them back I keep getting the following:
>> > "Diagnostic-Code: smtp;550 Requested action not taken: mailbox unavailable"
>> > I am still in their list of contacts so can anyone tell me why this is
>> > happening?