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Sign Up for Windows Live Messenger
Windows Live Messenger
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Ready to login to Windows Live Messenger? Before you can sign in to Messenger, users need to sign up for a new account so they can IM with other Windows Live Messenger and Yahoo Messenger contacts.

How to Sign Up for Windows Live Messenger
To sign up for a Windows Live Messenger account, follow these easy steps:

  1. Navigate your browser to the Windows Live sign up website.
  2. Click the "Sign Up" button to get your Windows Live Messenger account.
  3. On the next page, enter your information in the fields provided:

    • Windows Live ID: In this field, enter your choice of screenname. This Windows Live ID will be what you use to sign in. You can also choose from a hotmail.com or live.com email.

    • Password: Choose your password, for use when signing in to Windows Live Messenger.

    • Personal Information: Next, enter your first and last name, country, state, zip, gender and birth year.
  4. Click "I Accept" to complete your Windows Live Messenger sign up.

Once you have signed up for your Windows Live account, you can proceed to sign in to Messenger.

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