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Using Microsoft Windows Live by Mark Edward Soper

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Windows Live for Non-Windows Users

So, You’re Not Using Windows...

...but you’d still like to get in on the Windows Live action. In this appendix, you discover what parts of Windows Live you can use on MacOS or Linux—and what you need to use them.

Using Windows Live Web-based Services

You can use Windows Live web-based services such as Windows Live Hotmail and Windows Live SkyDrive on MacOS or Linux clients. For best results, you should use the latest version of Mozilla Firefox for your operating system rather than other web browsers.

Linux users might need to take an additional step to enable Windows Live web-based services to run: changing the user agent setting in Firefox’s About:Config configuration section. Because Windows Live does ...

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