There is no end to the updates for Windows Live published in recent times. The sign-in screen to the Live web services got updated too. It now focuses on single accounts only.
Microsoft’s web mail service Hotmail, part of Windows Live, now supports SSL encryption throughout your session. This helps that nobody in the middle can read what you get in your Inbox neither what you send.
While you are abroad, maybe on a holiday trip, it is especially important to keep safe with your Windows Live ID. You might communicate through insecure wireless networks, or from computers with outdated security settings. Protecting your Live ID is essential, as it is your access key to Messenger, Hotmail and all other Windows Live services.
Numerous users of Windows Live Messenger are currently experiencing the error code 80048820 when they try to sign in to Messenger. If you are getting this error as well, the reason might be that you have invalid characters in the first name of your user profile.
You have more than one Windows Live ID — for example one in the office and one privately? You can link both with each other. If you do that, you can sign in at a Windows Live website like Hotmail once and access information in both accounts.
Microsoft has started an investigation after having received reports that some users got access to other users’ accounts when using mobile devices.
When Facebook introduced usernames in June 2009, users were happy and many went straight to the selection page. However, it might seem that not all decisions were made wisely.
The social network Facebook has rolled out a new home page layout. The top navigation as well as the sidebar and footer have been changed.
Not being able to use the Xbox 360 online features is probably a nightmare for many people. A nightmare that came true for more than 500,000 users. The reason: they have a modified Xbox 360.
More than 20,000 Windows Live account credentials were published recently. That is why you should change your own password, even if your account was not among them. Here is how to change your password using the Windows Live account center. Open the Windows Live account center at https://account.live.com/ChangePassword.aspx. If prompted,