If you find logging in to Windows Live Mail using your browser boring and annoying, then it is now possible to configure your desktop email clients using the following settings.
Windows Live Mail POP3 Server: pop3.live.com
POP3 SSL required: Yes
User name: Your Windows Live ID, for example firstname.lastname@example.org
Password: The one you use to sign in to Windows Live
Windows Live Mail SMTP server: smtp.live.com
Authentication required: Yes
TLS/SSL required: Yes