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An update for Windows Live Essentials 2011 is available. After you install this update, the currently installed build version of Windows Live Essentials 2011 on your computer is upgraded to build 15.4.3538.0513.

This update includes Bing Bar version 7.0. This update also provides the following fixes, performance improvements, and new functionality.
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Application or featureFix, performance improvement, or new functionality
Windows Live Photo GalleryFixes an issue that occurs when you try to use the "View files" command in Autoplay. When this issue occurs, you receive the following error message: "An error is preventing the photo or video from being displayed. Error 0x80010108"
Windows Live Photo Gallery Fixes crashes that are related to face recognition and to starting Photo Gallery by using AutoPlay.
Windows Live MessengerFixes several stability issues. Improves the quality of voice and video messaging. Fixes an issue that causes users to lose their sounds after an upgrade. Improves the performance when the MSN Today webpage is displayed in the main window.
Windows Live Movie MakerImproves alerts for people who use hardware that does not meet the minimum requirements.
Windows Live MailAdds full support for Security Sockets Layer (SSL) functionality. Fixes a sorting issue in the Sent folder. Improves the reliability of uploading content to photo mail.
Windows Live Installer Improves the reliability of downloading, installing, and upgrading Windows Live Essentials applications.
Windows Live Family Safety Improves the blocking of adult websites.


How to obtain this update

This update has beenreleased in two phases:  
  • As of July 6, 2011, this update is available from the Microsoft Download Center and from the following Microsoft website:
  • As of July 26, 2011, this update is available as an optional update. 
Note To check whether you are running the latest build version of Windows Live Essentials 2011, click About on the Help menu in any Windows Live Essentials application.


Article ID: 2579871 - Last Review: January 31, 2012 - Revision: 3.0
  • Windows Live Messenger
  • Windows Live Photo Gallery
  • Windows Live Movie Maker
  • Windows Live Mesh
  • Windows Live Family Safety
  • Windows Live Mail
  • Windows Live Messenger Connect
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