Would it not be typical for a MS facility like that to attempt to send a warning email post db freeze...
My isp uses 'mail enable' to handle the email side of their business, which has proved it self to me to be totally 'brain dead' in its' approach.
Now there's a possible thread topic idea ... people could list the weird things that various OS services do. The assumptions they make, configuration limits, the things that make a person feel like their in a Black Adder episode.
The FVWM wm -=- www.fvwm.org
Somebody stole my air guitar, It happened just the other day,
But it's ok, 'cause i've got a spare ...