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  • Blog Post: Prevent Max from launching automatically when I turn on my computer

    If you want to prevent Max from launching automatically when you turn on your computer, follow these steps: 1. Launch Max and click the sign in button 2. On the Sign in dialog, uncheck Start Max automatically when I sign in to Windows 4. Fill in a password (doesn't have to be correct) 3. Click Sign...
  • Blog Post: Recommended web feeds

    In just a few clicks, you can add RSS and ATOM web feeds to Max. To learn more about web feeds, visit Microsoft.com’s overview of RSS feeds. You can also create a web feed based on search keywords: Latest news on “Microsoft”: http://search.msn.com/news/results.aspx?format=rss&q=microsoft Latest news...
  • Blog Post: Max requires the NTFS file system

    Max uses functionality that requires the NTFS file system. If you have a file system other than NTFS, you will not be able to install and run Max.
  • Blog Post: Having trouble signing in?

    If you are receiving an error stating that you cannot be signed in because you have created or received lists with another e-mail address, you have two options for signing in. The easiest way to start using Max again is to sign in with the e-mail address you used previously with Max. If that does not...
  • Blog Post: I'm having problems sending or receiving photos

    If you're having problems sending or receiving photos with someone else, both of you should remove Max from your Windows Firewall exceptions list. Here’s how: Click Start , and then click Control Panel . Click Security Center , and then click Windows Firewall . Click the Exceptions tab. ...
  • Blog Post: Troubleshooting Max install errors

    If you encounter an error when attempting to start or install Max, we recommend the following steps. First, confirm that you're running the latest version of Max. Here's how: Start Max. Click About in the lower left corner of the homepage. If you’re running version 1.0.60831.0, do the following...
  • Blog Post: Still receiving e-mails to install Max?

    If you’re already running Max and you continue to receive e-mails asking you to install Max, please try the following: Make sure Max is properly installed by clicking the Start button, clicking All Programs , and then clicking Microsoft Max . If Max does not start, you can get help with your installation...
  • Blog Post: I already have a version of the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0

    At this time, Max supports only the RC 1 version of the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0. What if I have an older version? You must uninstall all previous versions of the WinFX Runtime Components and the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 Beta before you install Max. Note: If you have WinFX Runtime Components...
  • Blog Post: I'm trying to download a list but Max says it’s offline

    When you download a list from one of your friends, Max tries to connect to their computer. You and your friend must be signed in to Max for the connection to succeed. If both of you are signed in and Max says the list is offline, try these steps: Make sure your computer is still connected to the...
  • Blog Post: What if my friends don't have Max?

    So you installed Max, started playing around, created a list, and now you want to share it. There’s just one problem--your friends don’t have Max. Luckily, there’s an easy fix. All you need to do is send your friends an e-mail telling them where they can get Max. Here’s how: ...
  • Blog Post: Max Installation Guide

    Here are a few problems you might encounter during Max installation. I get an error during Max installation that I have a newer version of the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0. Max will not install Max requires the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 RC 1. We do not yet have a version of Max that supports newer...
  • Blog Post: How can I free up disk space?

    Max needs a fair amount of hard disk space for a few reasons: to download your friend's lists, to store your lists, and to get updates to Max. To free up some disk space, you can delete some of the pictures you've downloaded with Max. To find the picture files, click Start , click My Computer , and then...
  • Blog Post: Why does Max care if my clock is up to date?

    Because Max uses time-based certificates to communicate securely with your friends and with our servers, Max needs your computer’s clock to be accurate. Here’s how you can update your computer’s clock: Click Start , and then click Control Panel . Click Date, Time, Language...
  • Blog Post: What happens when I share?

    Max uses e-mail addresses to help you share with your friends. When you add your friends’ e-mail addresses on the sharing page, you’re giving them access rights to download the list from your computer. When you click Share this list, you’re saving those access rights onto our server. When one of your...
  • Blog Post: Running beta software in a corporation?

    We understand that running beta software like Max in a corporation can be a concern for IT administrators. If you want to know more about how to safely use Max in a corporation, MSDN has a great article on creating Software Restriction Policies to specify which programs are and are not allowed to run...
  • Blog Post: Should I install Microsoft Tun Miniport Adapter?

    When you install Max, you might see the following dialog box asking if you want to install Microsoft Tun Miniport Adapter. This dialog box appears on some computers during installation of Max. We’re working to stop this from happening, but for now click Continue Anyway to continue installing Max...
  • Blog Post: I've disabled IPv6 and now Max is behaving strangely

    If you disable IPv6, Max might behave in strange ways. We are working to fix this problem. In the meantime, you can work around this problem by enabling IPv6 again. Here’s how: Click Start , and then click Control Panel . Click Network Connections . Right-click your network connection...
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