Microsoft Details Windows Live ID Integration In Windows 8

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Today Microsoft detailed the Windows Live ID integration in Windows 8. Users now have an option to enter into the Windows 8 PC using Windows Live ID that will give them array of benefits.

Signing in with an ID allows you to:

      • Associate the most commonly used Windows settings with your user account. Saved settings are available when you sign in to your account on any Windows 8 PC. Your PC will be set up just the way you are used to!
      • Easily reacquire your Metro style apps on multiple Windows 8 PCs. The app’s settings and last-used state persist across all your Windows 8 PCs.
      • Save sign-in credentials for the different apps and websites you use and easily get back into them without having to enter credentials every time.
      • Automatically sign in to apps and services that use Windows Live ID for authentication.

The settings which can be synced include,

The settings groups include:

  • Personalize
  • Themes
  • Ease of access
  • Language preferences
  • Apps
  • Web browser
  • Other stuff
  • Some passwords


More about this at B8 blog.

  • J A

    This is great, Win8 surely beats the competition even in its current pre-beta state.

  • Anonymous

    Other stuff. Heh.

    • Anonymous

      Some Passwords :-p

  • Anonymous

    Windows 8 Stalker

    • Bi_tinkering

      More like the same features and terms that go with having a Live ID on Windows Phone 7. Of course you only “Get It” when you see it work with your stuff.

  • Anonymous

    This is freakin awsome! I have always kept thinking of idea of users accounts be saved right on the internet cloud, kinda like business and many school cloud systems work on internal network. Very excited!