Issue: Windows Live Mail Keeps Prompting For Password

The Windows live mail keeps prompting for password quite often is a common issue faced by most of the Windows 7 users. To fix this issue, try some of the suggestions mentioned below.

  • Step 1: First, try to update your Windows operating system by following the instructions given below.
  • Step 2: Go to your computer’s Settings section.
  • Step 3: Click the Update and recovery option followed by Windows Update.
  • Step 4: To check for available updates, click the Check now button.
  • Step 5: Wait until the OS update process is completed.
  • Step 6: After updating the OS, check if the issue Windows live mail keeps prompting for password is resolved.
  • Step 7: If not, repair the Windows Live Mail application by following the instructions given below.
  • Step 8: Click the Start menu icon on your computer’s taskbar.
  • Step 9: Select the Control Panel option followed by Programs.
  • Step 10: Click the Programs and Features option.
  • Step 11: Now, a window displaying a list of installed applications will open.
  • Step 12: Search and double-click on the Windows Live Essentials option.
  • Step 13: In the displayed screen, click the Repair all Windows Live programs button.
  • Step 14: Wait for the Windows Live Mail application to be repaired.
  • Step 15: Once it is completed, reconfigure your Windows Live Mail account and then check if the password issue is resolved.
  • Step 16: If not, try to check if any error message is displayed on the screen while you encounter this issue.
  • Step 17: If yes, identify the cause for the error and perform the required troubleshooting steps.
  • Step 18: If you encounter this issue after updating your Windows OS, then restart the computer.
  • Step 19: Some users have said that the restart process has fixed the issue temporarily. 
  • Step 20: Make sure that you have entered the correct password while you sign in.
  • Step 21: If not, re-enter the password correctly and check if the issue is resolved.
  • Step 22: If the problem Windows live mail keeps prompting for password is persist, contact us for more assistance.
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