Why doesn't Microsoft Language Portal work since yesterday?
Thread poster: Fredrik Pettersson

Fredrik Pettersson  Identity Verified
Hong Kong
Member (2009)
English to Swedish
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Feb 17, 2016

I have used Microsoft Language Portal for several years as a resource for IT translations (language direction English to Swedish):

www.microsoft.com/Language/en-US/Search.aspx?sString=tracker&langID=sv-se

But since yesterday afternoon I can't access it anymore. When I go to above URL, I get redirected to a page with the following message:

We are sorry, the page you requested cannot be found.
The URL may be misspelled or the page you're looking for is no longer available.

I tried searching Google for Microsoft Language Portal, then accessing that way also. But I still get this same message saying the page can't be found.

Can someone else try and see if you also get redirected to this page?


 

Paulinho Fonseca  Identity Verified
Brazil
Local time: 13:37
Member (2011)
English to Portuguese
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Have you tried this? Feb 17, 2016

https://www.microsoft.com/Language/en-US/Default.aspx



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Fredrik Pettersson wrote:

I have used Microsoft Language Portal for several years as a resource for IT translations (language direction English to Swedish):

www.microsoft.com/Language/en-US/Search.aspx?sString=tracker&langID=sv-se


But since yesterday afternoon I can't access it anymore. When I go to above URL, I get redirected to a page with the following message:

We are sorry, the page you requested cannot be found.
The URL may be misspelled or the page you're looking for is no longer available.

I tried searching Google for Microsoft Language Portal, then accessing that way also. But I still get this same message saying the page can't be found.

Can someone else try and see if you also get redirected to this page?


 

Kathy Mok
United States
Local time: 09:37
Member
Chinese to English
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Same problem Feb 17, 2016

I've contacted Support today about the issue. Not sure if I'll get a reply.

https://www.microsoft.com/Language/en-US/Default.aspx doesn't work either. Homepage still works, but the search function itself doesn't.

It may be a good idea to download the .tbx when you still can: https://www.microsoft.com/Language/en-US/Terminology.aspx


 

Fredrik Pettersson  Identity Verified
Hong Kong
Member (2009)
English to Swedish
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TOPIC STARTER
I also contacted support yesterday Feb 17, 2016

I contacted support via direct chat yesterday, but they had to redirect me to make a posting at their forum.

Paulinho, I can get to that main page, but as soon as I search a word I get redirected to this other page with this message.


 

So-Myung Park
United States
Local time: 11:37
English to Korean
MS is working on restoring the language portal Feb 17, 2016

http://blogs.technet.com/b/terminology/archive/2016/02/16/language-portal-experiences-technical-problems.aspx

 

Elisabeth Maurland
United States
Local time: 11:37
Norwegian to English
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Technical problems Feb 17, 2016

They are experiencing technical problems and are working on it. So it will be back up again! Phew! I was afraid it was gone for good.
http://blogs.technet.com/b/terminology/archive/2016/02/16/language-portal-experiences-technical-problems.aspx


 

Shirley Lao  Identity Verified
Taiwan
Member (2007)
English to Chinese
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Just let you know that the Microsoft Language Portal is now working properly. Feb 17, 2016

Just let you know that the Microsoft Language Portal is now working properly.

 

Rolf Keller
Germany
Local time: 18:37
English to German
Offfline searching often is faster or more comfortable Feb 17, 2016

Download from the MS site the complete dictionary in your language combination. It's a .tbx file.

Then use Multifultor (see my profile), the latest version of it is able to search .tbx files directly. It features powerful wildcard functions, e. g. *abc??def* finds ABabcXYdefGHJK.


 

Balasubramaniam L.  Identity Verified
India
Local time: 22:07
English to Hindi
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The site is up now Feb 17, 2016

I just checked, the site is up now. Must have been a temporary server issue.

 

Raffaele Tutino  Identity Verified
Italy
Member
English to Italian
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The portal is not working again May 30, 2016

Are you experiencing any issues with Language Portal? It doesn't work at the moment.

 

Fredrik Pettersson  Identity Verified
Hong Kong
Member (2009)
English to Swedish
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TOPIC STARTER
Microsoft Language Portal is not working again Jun 2, 2016

Raffaele, it hasn't worked for me either the past few days.

 


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