That is just it...no steps taken beyond what should be required. I just type in my.msn.com, or set it as my homepage in IE. Note that I am talking about Internet Explorer and not MSN Explorer which is hardwired to go to msn.com as it always have.
Whatever this issue is, it isn't very obvious...feel free to report your individual circumstance to MSN Tech Support which are taking detailed information from users on this particular case.
Steps take? Settings entered? Simply stating over and over that it works is no assistance to those that would like to follow.
For the Windows XP machine, all I did was use the url that shows when I am