Microsoft wants Windows Live to be a big part of your computing life. Both Windows 7 and Windows Vista offer a free link from the Getting Started accessory to download Windows Live Essentials. Even if you’ve never heard of Windows Live Essentials, if you have a Hotmail account or an Xbox 360 Live account, you’re already part of the Windows Live family.
So what is Windows Live? Windows Live is a collection of web-enabled software and services that help you organize your photos and videos and share your life with family and friends. However, if your last encounter with Windows Live was a year or so back, Microsoft has made huge changes in Windows Live. This book helps you understand the following:
• How to get a Windows Live ID