Remove the Skyscraper Ad in Windows Live Hotmail

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By Akemi Iwaya on August 31st, 2010

Are you tired of the large sidebar ad in Windows Live Hotmail taking up too much screen real-estate? Firefox users rejoice because a solution is now available.

There was a vast improvement for our inboxes with the rollout of Wave 4 for Windows Live Hotmail. All except for one thing…that huge ad on the right side.

When measured on our system the ad covered a 162*777 pixel sized area. Now you can get that screen real-estate back with a simple add-on. Just install it, restart Firefox, and enjoy the extra room.

Hotmail-Ad-Zap! 1.1 [Mozilla Add-ons]

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 08/31/10
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