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Windows Live Essentials is a suite of free programs from Microsoft to help you stay in touch with the people you care about most and do more with Windows on your PC. You can edit and share photos and personal videos, manage your email and calendar, publish to your blog, access your files on multiple computers, and help keep your kids safer online. It’s all in one download, and it’s all free.
Windows Live Essentials includes Windows Live Messenger, Photo Gallery, Movie Maker, Mail, Writer, Family Safety, Windows Live Mesh, Bing Bar, Messenger Companion, Microsoft Silverlight, and Outlook Connector Pack (Microsoft Outlook Hotmail Connector and Social Connector Provider for Windows Live Messenger). You can install just a few of these programs or all of Windows Live Essentials.
To install the latest version of Windows Live Essentials 2011, visit the following Microsoft website:
Windows Live Essentials 2011Note By clicking Download means you agree to the Microsoft service agreement
(http://explore.live.com/microsoft-service-agreement)and privacy statement
The download may include updates to Windows Live programs you already have. You’ll get updates to these and other Microsoft programs from Microsoft Update. This software may also download and install some updates automatically.
For more information about the Windows Live Essentials, visit the following Microsoft Webiste:
Windows Live Essentials Help Center
Windows Live Essentials requirements
Article ID: 2434419 - Last Review: January 7, 2013 - Revision: 13.0