Currently Being ModeratedDec 31, 2012 5:35 AM (in response to janicefromcarlsbad)
This does not exist on my Dell Vista PC. Lets have a propper fix for us simple people. A new version of the software is needed
Currently Being ModeratedJan 15, 2013 2:34 PM (in response to jimmyb30_ohio)
Thanks but.....maybe that's the idea to get you to buy everything "MAC?"
Currently Being ModeratedJan 19, 2013 8:30 AM (in response to freakkk)
Thanks alot! I spent a year without it as it wasnt working, called up Apple tech and they were useless. You are amazing
Currently Being ModeratedFeb 6, 2013 9:47 AM (in response to raphowl)
you have my sympathy. I can sign into I cloud .com using my apple ID and password. however when i go to the icloud control panel on the very same PC and enter the very same apple ID and password all i get is a spinning circle. itis extremly frustating as it means i have been unable to set up ICloud on my PC
Currently Being ModeratedFeb 10, 2013 5:12 PM (in response to robinfromguildford)
This is a reply to all:
I had the same problem, had connection months and months ago then lost it and was unable to connect iCloud to my Outlook folders. Spinning wheels, denial on Apple's part and anger on mine.
Today it worked: Computer failed Thursday, setting up new machine I installed Outlook and opened it without an email account and with the default new Outlook pst account only. Downloaded iCloud Panel and set it up with my primary @icloud account. It worked. Afterward i moved my stuff over from old Outlook.pst account and opened all my email accounts. Everything still working. A pain to do but i am a much happier boy today.
Currently Being ModeratedMar 27, 2013 10:42 AM (in response to froobieloo)
I was able to log in with in a browser but not from icloud. reading this thread I did the following
I pulled up a command prompt, typed in netsh winsock reset
Restarted and boom working!
I would try this before anything else!
Currently Being ModeratedApr 10, 2013 11:10 AM (in response to froobieloo)
I had been having the "can't log on to server" problem for a couple of weeks. I Thought I would post my fix. I determined that a program I loaded, HTTP Debugger by MadeForNet, nust have been in conflict. Even though I had not even used the software or turned on any of the functionality, it apparently was causing my problem because when uninstalled, iCloud worked fine. Others may want to check for installed network monitors or analyzers, or similar packages.
Currently Being ModeratedApr 10, 2013 11:22 AM (in response to froobieloo)
I have followed this thread for a long while. A very long while. I have made and lost friends during this time. Countries have risen and countries have fallen.
And still nothing- NOTHING- from Apple to help with this problem. Its quite disgraceful.
To summarise people's solutions- some have found that other apps, when removed, have been the cause. Some, like me, have found that creating a brand new windows user will allow them to sync- but that is not a solution, as it is not easy to transfer stuff from one user to another.
On the other hand, I have now fixed it for me, and what I did was this:
I upgraded my machine from Windows 7 to Windows 8. Not even a fresh install- a standard upgrade did the trick.
To be honest, I had long ago thought this is one of those things that would never get solved. But now, my life is complete- I can now sync my **** photostream with my computer. It might seem petty, and indeed, to Apple it must have been, due to their total lack of response to the problem. But now I can make use of the iCloud I am already paying a yearly fee for.
Currently Being ModeratedApr 10, 2013 11:25 AM (in response to rjback)
But now I can make use of the iCloud I am already paying a yearly fee for.
iCloud is a free service, there is no yearly fee.
Currently Being ModeratedApr 10, 2013 11:30 AM (in response to Csound1)
Of course you are right. I was referring to the yearly fee for iTunes Match. Thanks for focussing on that and not the solution.
Of course, I was tempted to buy this particular iPhone because of the iCloud features it has, so I am in fact paying a monthly fee for the priviledge, but unlike you I don't like to quibble.
Currently Being ModeratedApr 10, 2013 11:33 AM (in response to rjback)
I dislike false information, especially when it can tend to mislead other posters into mistaking iTunes for iCloud. You however may continue to misunderstand for your own use.
Currently Being ModeratedApr 10, 2013 11:34 AM (in response to Csound1)
Surely you mean iTunes Match, rather than iTunes? I would hate it if you were to mislead other posters.
Currently Being ModeratedApr 10, 2013 11:38 AM (in response to rjback)
iTunes Match is a service in iTunes, as you well know. You are a waste of my time, have a nice day
Currently Being ModeratedApr 10, 2013 11:44 AM (in response to Csound1)
You too, my friend, you too. Before you go, though, let me throw this quote at you from the iTunes Match webpage, https://www.apple.com/itunes/itunes-match/
"With iTunes Match, all your music — even songs you’ve imported from CDs — can be stored in iCloud". So you see, despite it being, in one sense, a feature of iTunes, it is also, in another sense, a service provided by iCloud. I pay a yearly fee for my use of iTunes Match which is provided by something Apple likes to call 'iCloud'. So I think I'm not too far off.
But to go back to the solution- I just upgraded to Windows 8 and it started to work.