Helping people with computers... one answer at a time.

Closing your Hotmail account, from steps do to it, to what to do if the account has been compromised, to why it might be a very futile and pointless exercise that you may not want to do at all.

How do I stop someone from sending spam to my closed Hotmail account's contacts?

If your Hotmail account has been hacked it may be nearly impossible to stop it from sending messages to your contacts, even if you do regain control.