How do I create an offline Windows Live account?

How do I create a local account for Games for Windows Live?

To do this, open the GFWL interface by pressing the “Home” button on your keyboard while in any GFWL-enabled game and choose “Create New Profile.” Scroll down on the Create Gamer Profile screen, click “Create a Local Profile,” and enter the details you want to use.

Does Games for Windows Live still work?

The Games for Windows Live service itself will remain operational, and purchased games will be unaffected by the closure. Microsoft notes that Games for Windows Live users will still be able to access previously-purchased content via the GFWL client.

How do I sign into Games for Windows Live?

How do I get Windows Live to work?

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  1. Open Internet Explorer browser.
  2. From the menu bar, click File. (ALT + F)
  3. Uncheck Work offline by clicking on it.
  4. From Windows Live Mail, click Send/Receive button. If you are being asked to go online, click Yes.

How do I fix games for Windows Live?

  1. 1) Start Menu -> Control Panel -> Uninstall a program.
  2. 2) Click on “Microsoft Games for Windows – LIVE Redistributable” and choose “uninstall”
  3. 3) Download and install this : official latest “GFWL & marketplace client”[]
  4. 4) Try to launch the game, if it works, well, just play your game, if not, read Part II.

How do you create a game account?

How do I disable Windows Live games?

Why can’t I install Windows Live?

Go to Programs > Programs and Features. Find Live Essentials and other related programs like Windows Live Messenger etc. Uninstall all the programs related to the Windows Essentials and Live Essentials. Now run the Windows Live Essentials installer once again and check if the error is resolved.

What replaced Games for Windows Live?

Microsoft Store for PC

What happened to GFWL?

The successor to Games for Windows is now Microsoft Store for PC which allows players on the computer to use Xbox Live functions and play various Xbox games without having a console.

Games for Windows – Live.

Developer Microsoft Corporation
Current version
Last updated February 20, 2014
Platform(s) PC

How do I install Windows Live on Windows 10?

In August 2013, a support article appeared on Microsoft’s official website stating that GFWL would be shut down on July 1, 2014. In June 2014–days before the previously announced shutdown date–Microsoft announced it had no plans to actually shut down the GFWL servers, so games would continue to function normally.

How do I reinstall Windows Movie Maker?

Windows Live Mail is a desktop email program Microsoft introduced to replace Outlook Express. It is part of the Windows Essentials suite, which includes several fine programs: Live Mail, Live Writer, Photo Gallery, MovieMaker and OneDrive.

How do I find my Windows Live ID?

Download Windows Live Essentials and start the setup. Make sure to select Choose the programs you want to install option. Make sure to select only Photo Gallery and Movie Maker and click the Install button. Wait for the installation to finish.

Is Windows Live Mail still available for Windows 10?

To create a Microsoft account:
  1. Go to Locate and select Sign up now.
  2. The sign up form will appear.
  3. Review the Microsoft Services Agreement and privacy statement, then click Create account.
  4. Your Microsoft account is now created, and the account settings page will appear.

Is there a replacement for Windows Live Mail?

Windows Live Mail is designed to run on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, but is also compatible with Windows 8 and Windows 10, even though Microsoft bundles a new email client, named Windows Mail, with the latter.

Is Windows Live ID same as Microsoft account?

Windows Live Mail was a great email client, but now that it’s gone, it can be easily replaced by Mailbird.

How do I create a Live ID?

Microsoft account” is the new name for what used to be called a “Windows Live ID.” Your Microsoft account is the combination of an email address and a password that you use to sign in to services like, OneDrive, Windows Phone, or Xbox LIVE.

Is Gmail a Microsoft account?

Can I have both a Microsoft account and a local account on Windows 10?

What is a Microsoft account? A Microsoft account is an email address and password that you use with, Hotmail, Office, OneDrive, Skype, Xbox, and Windows. When you create a Microsoft account, you can use any email address as the user name, including addresses from, Yahoo! or Gmail.