"I forgot my Windows Live ID password and security question, how can I crack the forgotten password?"
Windows Live ID is used for the only sign-on way to enjoy Microsoft's service and verify your authenticity to a variety of the company's products and services. Of course, if you use a Microsoft account to protect your Windows 10, 8.1 and 8 PC instead of a local account, you absolutely lost the access to your Windows PC. Thus, you need to reset forgotten Windows Live ID password, also your Microsoft account password.
Here we will introduce the top ways to find Windows Live ID password for you.
1. Use Alternate Email
Step 1: Go to the Microsoft Reset Password webpage: https://account.live.com/password/reset. Choose "I forgot My Password" and click the "Reset your password" link. Type your Windows Live ID, which is the email address you used when you created your account. Type the verification code provided and click "Next".
Step 2: On the interface, type your Windows Live ID, which is the email address you used when you created your account. Type the verification code provided as blow and click "Next".
Step 3: Choose "Email me a reset link" for Microsoft to send reset link to the alternate email address you provided when you created your account. Then click "Next".
Log in to the alternate email address and click the link in the message from Windows live. Enter a new password for your Windows Live account.
Step 4: Check in the alternate email address and click the link in the message from Windows live. Enter a new password for your Windows Live account.
2. Use Security Question
Step 1: When doing Windows Live ID password recovery, choose to answer your security question.
Step 2: You will need to fill in your country and region and the answer to your secret question.
Step 3: Once this is done, click "Continue".
Step 4: Type in your new password and confirm it, and then click "Continue".
Step 5: Click "Done".
3. Apply for Windows Live ID Password Reset Tool
This method can only be applied when you use Windows Microsoft account to log in to your Windows computer.