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If you forgot your Microsoft account password, this page will help you reset your password.
Learn how to find your Microsoft account email address or reset a forgotten account password.
Learn how to associate additional security proofs with your Microsoft account.
Find out what to do if you suspect your Microsoft account has been compromised or if you need to check for unauthorized activity on your account.
Learn how to change the password for your Microsoft account. This account also acts as your Xbox account.
Learn how to move your Xbox Live profile and gamertag to a different Microsoft account using an Xbox 360 console.
Learn how to fix the following Xbox 360 error message: “The email address or password you entered is not valid. Please try again.”
Learn why you’re unexpectedly prompted for your Microsoft email account and password. Also, learn how security information helps protect your Microsoft account.
Learn how to delete security information from your Microsoft account.
Having trouble when you try to create a child account? Learn what to do if you can’t complete the parental consent portion.

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