Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 4th Oct 2012 14:11 UTC
Windows "Microsoft doesn't understand that people travel around the world, and are hugely sentimental about things they've paid for. Here's a list of some services that are affected by Windows Live ID billing region locks and what you will lose if you move countries." It ain't pretty.
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Live Mesh also dropped
by edvim on Thu 4th Oct 2012 15:52 UTC
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For anyone who relied on Windows Live Mesh, which allowed automatic remote linking between PCs with or without cloud storage, along with remote desktop control, note that with the Windows Live Essentials 2012 update you lose Live Mesh functionality. It's more or less merged with your Skydrive account but without those extra features. If you leave your system running Windows Essentials 2011, Live Mesh will continue working as is (although MS will most likely kill its functionality at some point).

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RE: Live Mesh also dropped
by sukru on Sun 7th Oct 2012 23:47 in reply to "Live Mesh also dropped"
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Yes, I was using live mesh to sync my music collection across my computers, and no other system was free and reliable (except for writing my own rsync scripts).

Anyways, Microsoft seems to be consolidating their services, and decided to cut something people actually use. Fortunately they offered a free 25GB skydrive for older users, and it makes up for now (my collection is around ~15GB).

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