Sign up at Windows Live to Manage Your Profile
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About Windows Live ID
A Windows Live ID is an account ID which was developed by Microsoft. It can be used to sign in to MSN Messenger, MSN Hotmail, MSN Music, and other sites and services that use the Microsoft Passport Network or Windows Live ID system. Sign in to all these sites with the same email and password.
By signing up for a Windows Live ID, you can sign in to all the sites and services mentioned above with the same email and password. It makes sign-in easier. What is more, with Windows Live ID, you can manage your profile for all accounts, update your personal information, and choose your marketing contact preferences for Microsoft and so on.
How to sign up for a Windows Live ID to manage your profile?
Before you begin, you will need to prepare the following:
- A computer with internet access.
- Go to the website of Microsoft at www.microsoft.com and then click on the link marked “Manage your profile” located at the right bottom of the web page.
- Click on the link marked “Sign in/Sign out Help (Windows Live ID)”.
- Click on the button marked “Sign up”.
- Choose to use your email address or sign up for a free MSN Hotmail email address. Take “use my email address” as an example. Choose it and then click on the button marked “Continue”.
- Enter your email address into the required box, create a password for your account, and retype your password.
- Select a security question from the drop-down menu and answer it, enter the characters shown in the security image into the required box, and then click on the button marked “Continue”.
- Follow instructions to complete the sign-up process.
- If you need help, you can go to the support page at http://support.microsoft.com/?ln=zh-cn.
A Windows Live ID can sign in to MSN Messenger, MSN Hotmail, MSN Music, and all other sites and services that use the Microsoft Passport Network. It is helpful, useful and amusing.