Today Microsoft detailed the Windows Live ID integration in Windows 8. Users now have an option to enter into the Windows 8 PC using Windows Live ID that will give them array of benefits.
Signing in with an ID allows you to:
- Associate the most commonly used Windows settings with your user account. Saved settings are available when you sign in to your account on any Windows 8 PC. Your PC will be set up just the way you are used to!
- Easily reacquire your Metro style apps on multiple Windows 8 PCs. The app’s settings and last-used state persist across all your Windows 8 PCs.
- Save sign-in credentials for the different apps and websites you use and easily get back into them without having to enter credentials every time.
- Automatically sign in to apps and services that use Windows Live ID for authentication.
The settings which can be synced include,
The settings groups include:
- Ease of access
- Language preferences
- Web browser
- Other stuff
- Some passwords
More about this at B8 blog.