After a week long rumors about the Free pop3 access from Microsoft Windows Live Hotmail. Today Microsoft officially confirmed about this. Yes! Windows Live Hotmail now have the free Pop3 access. Back in year 1999 when it was only called HOTMAIL, it used to have the pop3 access but after Microsoft took over the Hotmail and brought it under the MSN title they removed the pop3 access from Hotmail and was only giving it to the paid premium members.