Description of the fixit solution for Windows Essentials 2011: May 14, 2013


This article contains a fixit solution that you can use to remove Windows Live Writer 2011 from a Windows Vista-based computer. 

A security vulnerability exists in Writer 2011 when it is used on a computer that is running Windows Vista. Also, Writer 2011 is no longer supported for use in Windows Vista. Therefore, we recommend that you uninstall the program. You can use the fixit solution in this article to uninstall the program.

For more information about the vulnerability, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

2813707   MS13-045: Vulnerability in Windows Essentials could allow information disclosure: May 7, 2013
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To enable or disable this fixit solution, click the Fix it button or link under the Enable this workaround to remove Writer 2011 heading or under the Disable this workaround to restore Writer 2011 heading. Click Run in the File Download dialog box, and then follow the steps in the Fix it wizard.
Enable this workaround to remove Writer 2011Disable this workaround to restore Writer 2011
  • These wizards may be in English only. However, the automatic fixes also work for other language versions of Windows.
  • If you are not on the computer that has the problem, you can save the automatic fix to a flash drive or to a CD, and then you can run the fix on the computer that has the problem. 

Article ID: 2826075 - Last Review: May 14, 2013 - Revision: 1

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