Well, I can tell you how to delete it, but you don’t really want to. Passport is how Hotmail identifies you. It may be annoying, but it’s required if you want to read your email.
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Passport is Microsoft’s user identification system. It was originally planned as a single-login that could be used by all sorts of web sites – login once, and you’d have access to all of the websites that use Passport. Unfortunately today it’s mostly only Microsoft sites that use it. As a result Passport is how you login to Hotmail, MSN Instant Messenger, MSN’s web site and other MSN sites.
So without a Passport account, you have no way to login to your Hotmail. In effect your Passport is your Hotmail account.
It is a little confusing, and perhaps that’s one reason why Passport never really took off.
The bottom line is that I don’t think you really want to delete your passport, because if you did, you’d be deleting your ability to login to your Hotmail or MSN Messenger account.
If you really, truly want to delete your passport, well, those are the the same instructions as deleting your Hotmail account – because that’s what you’ll be doing.
However, if I can infer from your frustration, perhaps you’re really experiencing one of the many problems that people are having logging in to Hotmail – it may look like Passport, but that’s the way you login to Hotmail. There are, sadly, a lot of things that can affect whether or not you can log in to Hotmail.