A few weeks ago one of our new clients came to us about transferring their domain before we began our work. After gather all the proper credentials we sat down to do something we had done hundreds of times before. However, we quickly learned that having a domain with Microsoft Office Live means you lose all control over your DNS. If you want to control your DNS you actually need to go through the process of canceling your account with Microsoft Office Live. When you do that your website is taken down, your email is gone, and you are left wondering what to do next.

Thanks to this great post by Peter Vatistas in which he outlined all the steps to cancel your Microsoft Office Live account our job was a thousand times easier. Here are the steps that Peter outlined which worked so well for us:Read more