How to remove and reinstall Windows Live Essentials

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This article describes how to remove and reinstall Windows Live Essentials.

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Remove Windows Live Essentials

To uninstall Windows Live programs, follow these steps, as appropriate for the operating system that you are running.

For Windows 7 or for Windows Vista
  1. Click Start
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    , and then click Control Panel.
  2. Under Programs, click Uninstall a program.
  3. In the Uninstall or change program list, click Windows Live Essentials. and then click Uninstall/Change.
  4. Click Remove one or more Windows Live programs.
  5. Select the programs that you want to uninstall, and then click Uninstall.

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    Windows Live Essentials

    Note To completely remove Windows Live Essentials, select all the Windows Live programs.
For Windows XP
  1. Click Start, click Control Panel, and then double-click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. In the Currently installed programs list, click Windows Live Essentials, and then click Uninstall.
  3. Click Remove one or more Windows Live programs.
  4. Select the programs that you want to uninstall, and then click Uninstall.
    Note To completely remove Windows Live Essentials, select all the Windows Live programs.

Reinstall Windows Live Essentials

To install the latest version of Windows Live Essentials, visit the following Microsoft website:
Windows Live Essentials 2011

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Article ID: 938275 - Last Review: April 29, 2011 - Revision: 1.0
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