the tag Windows Live refers to a suite of Microsoft services and applications, comprising of both web and desktop applications usually found in a bundle.

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How do I make shared folders on SkyDrive sync to my Mac via the client?

Windows Live Skydrive has a Mac client that downloads files from the SkyDrive to my computer. However, this is only the files I've uploaded, not the ones shared with me. So I end up having to ...
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In Windows SkyDrive, is there a way to the get direct link to 'Open in <full client>'?

Let's say you have an Excel file in SkyDrive. Right now the only way I can figure out how to open it directly in the full Excel application is to open in on the web first and then click the 'Open in ...
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Sharing calendars between Windows Live accounts

My spouse and I have Windows Live accounts (for our Windows Phone 8's, but let's just focus on the Windows Live end for now) and would like to share our calendars with each other. We haven't been able ...
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Receiving Windows Live friend requests at invalid Windows Live ID

My email address is being bombarded with Windows Live friend requests. The "to" field on these emails is clearly my email address, which I try to use as my Windows Live ID to sign in and change my ...
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Windows Live - stop spam in the form of invites

Nowadays, besides the fact that I'm getting quite some spam e-mail, I get spam invites on my Windows Live network. Now I haven't seen these people ever before, I'm 100% sure it are some spam people ...
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Sync Google Accounts with Microsoft Accounts for a custom domain?

Microsoft Accounts (was Live ID before) can now be managed for a given domain from the Live Domains webapp. This setup is very familiar to the Google Apps Admin panel which also allows to centralize ...
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How can I change the Live Domains administrator?

We have emails on three custom domains that we manage within Microsoft's "Live" / Outlook.com framework. Say, those custom domains are domain1.com domain2.org domain3.com and are managed by ...
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Windows Live Account - View linked devices

Is there any way to view what devices you have linked to your windows live account? It's possible to log into any windows 8 or WP8 device with a windows live account and sync apps but is there any ...
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I tried to change my Windows Live ID but it won't let me use me email

Windows claims that the @q.com email address is a reserved domain like Hotmail. I guess the 10,000 ex-Quest, now Centurylink customers would be quite surprised by that. Where should I begin the ...