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Question: Windows Live Essentials

Please could someone advise me how to get my show webcam feature back on the new messenger?
I really dislike the new features. I have tried using an older messenger, but as everyone will probably know, it forces you to install the newer version when you sign in

Thanks guys
Kirsty

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Preferred Solution: Windows Live Essentials

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I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

Answer: Windows Live Essentials

Click your UserName, select Show Menu Bar. On the Menu Bar, select Actions, Video

Take it from there

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I downloaded Windows Live Essentials for the messenger but now I would like to unistall it. I went to Uninstall/Change Programs in my control panel to uninstall it and I noticed a program called Windows Live Mesh activex control for remote connections. What is that for? and can I uninstall that as well? My dilemma here is that I cannot seem to uninstall Windows Live Essentiials. I double clicked on it in the Uninstall/Change Programs list and and was given a window that gave me the options:
1)remove one or more Windows Live Programs
2)Repair all Windows Live Programs

I clicked on the first option but it never let me choose which programs to uninstall. It just quickly flashed a window that said "uninstalling" and then it showed me "Done! Your programs you selected have been uninstalled." I didn't get to select anything to uninstall though. In the end, Windows Live essential is still installed and I can't get rid of it.

Any suggestions guys?

Answer:Uninstalling Windows Live Essentials and windows live mesh activex control for remote connections

Someone else will have to advise you regarding Windows Live Mesh. I know nothing about that. For Windows Live Essentials: If you cannot remove WLE using add remove programs try Revo Uninstaller. If I remember correctly it will not ask which components you want to remove.Here is how to use Revo Uninstaller: 1) First we download it from here: Revo Uninstaller Free Version. Scroll down the page for the free version download. You can skip this Step if you already have it installed. However, you may need to update it. If you have it installed already, and you need to update it, go ahead and open it up and click the AutoUpdate Icon next to Help. The use of this program makes registry changes based upon what you select for removal from the Registry. Before running Revo Uninstaller please run ERUNT before proceeding to back up your registry in case you make a mistake. 2) Select the Program to remove from the list of programs and click the Uninstall button: 3) After selecting the program you want to remove, and confirming you want to uninstall the program, then you will want to select the Advanced Option: 4) Click Next. This will start the uninstaller for the application you picked. When the uninstaller is done, and it proves to be successful, and a reboot is required, then select NO and continue the below steps. 5) Follow the prompts during the uninstallation of the application. Once it closes you will be at this window: 6) Click Next again. Once the window is do... Read more

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I was reading the threads about MS Silverlight.

Finishing up the How to Protect Yourself from Malware! Sticky, I have everything on my computer up-to-date and working well. I had gone to Microsoft Update and accepted most of the available updates. I just went from IE6 to IE7; I am holding off on IE8, the only high priority update I have not accepted. Of optional software updates, what?s left are Silverlight, MS Office Live Add-in, and MS Windows Live Essentials.

I gather that Microsoft would like Silverlight to be a competitor to Adobe Flash. However, I have never knowingly come across a website that required Silverlight for viewing until just recently. I came across a Mark Russinovich video on security that indicated Silverlight was needed. Perhaps I could have viewed it anyway (?) but, because I had not installed Silverlight, I passed. Is anyone finding much need for it?

Regarding the two Live items, I don?t see much need for them at this point. I?d just as soon keep all my files on my computer. Is anyone using these Live services and why?
 

Answer:MS Silverlight, Office Live Add-in, and Windows Live Essentials

You are right to not get those "updates".

I have only ever came across one site that needed silverlight and it was the ITV-Player so i didnt watch the vid

The whole "live" thing is crapware to me.

Q
 

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I've tried everything to unistall and reinstall Windows Live Essentials and I mean everything. Is there anyway to do a clean instal?

Answer:Windows Live Essentials

You can try Microsoft Fixit. Start HERE:Fix problems with programs that can't be installed or uninstalled Click Run Now/RunAfter accepting there will be a very quick scan. When that is finsihed choose Detect problems and let me select the fixes to apply. You will be presented with 2 options: Installing and Uninstalling. Make your choice. Scroll to the list and choose Windows Live Essentials and follow the steps which will guide you through the process. Hopefully this will work.

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I'll tell you what I think shall I? I think that Microsoft doing away with Windows Live Essentials such as mail and messenger is wrong, they are basically trying to FORCE people who HATE skype (such as myself) to use it and outlook and I much prefer Live Mail and Messenger and now that I can't have either, I have no way to communicate with my family and friends except facebook which half of them don't even use and they HATE skype as much as I do! FOR FECK'S SAKE BRING WINDOWS LIVE MAIL AND MESSENGER BACK, MICROSOFT AND STOP FORCING PEOPLE TO DO THINGS YOUR WAY AND LET THEM FECKIN CHOOSE!!!!!!

Answer:Windows Live Essentials

Windows Live Essentials 2012 is still available and I run it on Windows 10. It has Mail but not Messenger.
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/w...#wetabs=we2012

Jim

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i keep getting a windows update for windows essentials 2011KB2434419, but when i try to update it says it cant do update because of another version being installed error 0x80280008 trouble is im unable to delete the version ive got installed , any ideas please .

Answer:Windows live essentials help !

Which version of Essentials do you have installed? 2012 is the latest. You may have a false prompt and not need KB2434419.

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I'll tell you what I think shall I? I think that Microsoft doing away with Windows Live Essentials such as mail and messenger is wrong, they are basically trying to FORCE people who HATE skype (such as myself) to use it and outlook and I much prefer Live Mail and Messenger and now that I can't have either, I have no way to communicate with my family and friends except facebook which half of them don't even use and they HATE skype as much as I do! FOR FECK'S SAKE BRING WINDOWS LIVE MAIL AND MESSENGER BACK, MICROSOFT AND STOP FORCING PEOPLE TO DO THINGS YOUR WAY AND LET THEM FECKIN CHOOSE!!!!!!

Answer:Windows Live Essentials

Windows Live Essentials 2012 is still available and I run it on Windows 10. It has Mail but not Messenger.
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/w...#wetabs=we2012

Jim

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This is probably a naive question, so apologies in advance.

I am being offered the optional update "Windows Live Essentials" and I see that "Mail" is included. I am aware that it enables one to "get multiple email accounts in one program" (quoting from the Microsoft blurb.) So, I was just wondering, would I still be able to use Windows Mail (in Vista) or would it become "Live Mail?" ....

Have others here downloaded the whole kit and kaboodle included in "Essentials" I'd be interested in your general opinions of it, if you don't mind sharing please.

Thanks very much for reading
 

Answer:Windows Live Essentials - are they?

Taffycat said:



This is probably a naive question, so apologies in advance.

I am being offered the optional update "Windows Live Essentials" and I see that "Mail" is included. I am aware that it enables one to "get multiple email accounts in one program" (quoting from the Microsoft blurb.) So, I was just wondering, would I still be able to use Windows Mail (in Vista) or would it become "Live Mail?" ....

Have others here downloaded the whole kit and kaboodle included in "Essentials" I'd be interested in your general opinions of it, if you don't mind sharing please.

Thanks very much for reading Click to expand...

They are one and the same if you ask me. If you are comfortable with the one you have now, you don't need to download the other, just unchech the check box...
 

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Hi i am unable to uninstall my windows live essentials.whenever i uninstall it from the add/remove programs, i get the uninstaller, when i press remove one or more programs, it just skips the selection page, and i am unable to select the programs i want to uninstall and brings me to the completed pop up where it says that the uninstallation is complete. Please advice
 

Answer:Windows live essentials

Get yourself RevoUninstaller. One is free the other costs a little. Any one of them is worthy of their name, and they will uninstall right from the roots. Just follow their instructions.
 

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This is being offered as an optional Vista upate and is huge.Is it worth having?

Answer:What is Windows Live Essentials?

click herethis is what it is...is it worth having?, only you can know that...

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I would like to remove this mishmash of crap from my computer, but not being overly savvy about the thing, what are the pitfalls I might encounter? Will the package just be removed without affecting something essential in my machine? I assume my Hotmail account, being web mail, will remain accessible. Not at all sure about the IM, but I'm thinking about going to AIM on that anyhow. Windows 7.My add/remove programs has but one reference to windows live, called "Windows Live Essentials." That's the one I'm contemplating removing.Thanks in advance for any info.

Answer:Windows live essentials

I disagree with your opinion of Windows Live Essentials but, yes, you can remove it without doing any harm to your computer.

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I received notification that I have a update. It is Windows Live Essentials 2011. I run Vista 64 with service pack 2. I have windows live and apparently a older build that does not allow me to install the new program. The message state I have a older flavor build and the new build will not install over this older build. Suggestions? Remove my current build?

Answer:Windows Live Essentials.

Originally Posted by avgwarhawk


Remove my current build?



yes.

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Has anybody had issues installing Windows Live Essentials?

I've already tried the online version that downloads only the utilities requested, and the full 134MB download version, but only "Writer" and "Silverlight" will install onto Windows 7 BETA x64.

What's up with that?

Answer:Windows Live Essentials

All installed for me on 32 and 64 bit

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hi people I know you guys are pretty damn good and very helpful but i just want to clear some things up with live essentials..

1. I have uninstalled live essential and it has taken out messenger that i use everyday..

2. Is there a standalone messenger version for 2010 or 2011 and where can i download it from. Without the essential package

When thinking about it will i still get that shitty essential package again with a standalone version of msn messenger, reason why i'm saying this is because a friend of mine recently installed msn messenger and he got the essential package and what annoys me is why is microsoft bundling programs together...


thanks guys for any help

Answer:Windows Live Essentials Help

Welcome
I THINK that this is a stand alone.
Windows Live Messenger 2011

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Hello everyone...
Love you, hope you can help me,
I have been using Windows Live Essentials for a long time, until i started to have issues with it (many of them), so i have moved on to alternative software. (For e-mails i use strictly IncrediMail now, happy with it).
One of the issues was with Family Safety app - i installed it, used it, moved on to Norton Parental Control, the problem is every time i removed Family safety from my live account it kept coming back (just like in old horror movies), instead of Jason X i got Family Safety X, how bout Family Safety VS Norton Parental Control for a nice horror flick?
So i had to msconfig and just disable it there 9 not really a solution)
My major issue is that i can not uninstall Windows Live Essentials, and i have tried everything. Could not do it from control panel add remove programs, could not do it with the original install file, there is just no such option.

What should i do, i really want to get rid of it.

Thanks a lot in advance...
 

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I'll tell you what I think shall I? I think that Microsoft doing away with Windows Live Essentials such as mail and messenger is wrong, they are basically trying to FORCE people who HATE skype (such as myself) to use it and outlook and I much prefer Live Mail and Messenger and now that I can't have either, I have no way to communicate with my family and friends except facebook which half of them don't even use and they HATE skype as much as I do! FOR FECK'S SAKE BRING WINDOWS LIVE MAIL AND MESSENGER BACK, MICROSOFT AND STOP FORCING PEOPLE TO DO THINGS YOUR WAY AND LET THEM FECKIN CHOOSE!!!!!!

Answer:Windows Live Essentials

Windows Live Essentials 2012 is still available and I run it on Windows 10. It has Mail but not Messenger.
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/w...#wetabs=we2012

Jim

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Does anyone know if Windows Live Essentials is a required program for Windows 7? I see it sitting there in my list of programs sucking up about 86.5 MB of space, and I doubt I've even opened it up once. I just wanted to check if it has some important components...

Thanks

Answer:Windows Live Essentials

Nope, not "essential". If you go to uninstall it, you will see which programs you can remove, and remove those.

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Does anyone know if Microsoft is going to replace Windows Live Essentials as I heard on a cnet message forum administrator that Microsoft will no longer offer that suite or programs?

I used to use Windows Live Writer to blog but I needed more features, especially with uploading a set of pictures to a gallery in a post as if it were being uploaded to WordPress' gallery themselves.

Windows Live Mail and Live Writer have been awesome and since Windows Live Messenger was replaced by Skype, is it possible for Microsoft to replace Live Writer, Live Mail and other Live products?

Answer:Windows Live Essentials

I heard a while back that MS was dropping the "Live" branding on their products and I think they were re branding a lot of stuff with the "MSN" brand. Time will tell.

Jim

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Does anyone know if Microsoft is going to replace Windows Live Essentials as I heard on a cnet message forum administrator that Microsoft will no longer offer that suite or programs?

I used to use Windows Live Writer to blog but I needed more features, especially with uploading a set of pictures to a gallery in a post as if it were being uploaded to WordPress' gallery themselves.

Windows Live Mail and Live Writer have been awesome and since Windows Live Messenger was replaced by Skype, is it possible for Microsoft to replace Live Writer, Live Mail and other Live products?

Answer:Windows Live Essentials

I heard a while back that MS was dropping the "Live" branding on their products and I think they were re branding a lot of stuff with the "MSN" brand. Time will tell.

Jim

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tried to install wave 4 beta version but due to error only bing toolbar installed. panicked & tried to uninstall all from add/remove which would not work. so used revo uninstaller & cleared everything. then tried to reinstall the current(not beta) but the installer says I have all the programmes but I can't find them listed.any help suggestions welcomed as to what should be done to get them back. I have windows 7 pro 64 bit.

Answer:windows live essentials help

Try system restore. Pick a restore point when your computer was working as you wished.

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I am trying to uninstall Windows Live Essentials. I have tried to uninstall it through the control panel but that doesn't work. Windows live mail crashes every time I try to open an email with an attachment that can only be opened by windows live mail. So I figured that if I could remove the entire suite of windows live essentials and then reinstall it I could fix the problem. Other than using a big hammer I wonder how I can ever remove windows live essentials. Any help would be appreciated.

Tom C.
 

Answer:Windows Live Essentials

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after installing windows live essentials, i lost partial use of my dvd drive...i can burn to it, but can not read from it...when a disc is inserted it makes a whirring sound like its going to do something but nothing happens...everything looks as it should - the cd/dvd shows up in device manager (says working properly) and when i go to update driver i'm told my device is up to date...i'm using a sony vaio, windows 7 64-bit (i noticed that my dvd driver says 32-bit - don't know if this matters???)...i've looked online for a resolution but nothing seems to be of any help for my specific problem or too technical for me to understand...any ideas on how to easily fix this problem? i've been 8 days without it and am getting really frustrated. thanks.
 

Answer:windows live essentials screwed up my dvd - Help

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Ok well the title pretty much tells all. I have tried going into Programs and Features and It show it but gives on option to uninstall. Help please!

Answer:Windows Live Essentials won't let me uninstall it!

Hello Ajnineinchnails,

Try the portable Revo Uninstaller. Hope it helps.

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Hello, today i encountered a problem with my msn acccount. i couldnt sign in earlier in the day and found out that it was a client problem not the server problem. so i reinstalled windows live messenger a few times, deleted the contactlog.txt and cache. then i decided to install Windows Live Essentials Beta and see if it works, sadly no. I tried to uninstall it but i couldnt, so i used ZapMessenger. the program is gone BUT it is still under the add and remove programs list and i cant install the normal version of msn or even the beta. I also cant even uninstall it in the add and remove programs. Please help me ! ><

Edit: i also just found that i cant log in using Pidgin( another IM messenger) i can only log in using Ebuddy.com and some1 else's computer.

Answer:Windows Live Essentials problem.

Have you tried doing a system restore to before you installed the Live Essentials Beta? Before we get your chat working again, I'd like to get WLE beta off of your computer. We also need to report the problem of it not uninstalling correctly to Microsoft so they know to fix the issue before they release it as a stable program, and thousands of others end up with the same problem.

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Windows Live Essentials 2012 16.4 is a Windows 7 & Windows 8
download only it will not work with Vista or any system earlier

Please Advise all members of Majors Geeks not to waste there time trying to Downlaod it if they have Vista Or Earlier onthere PC's rolleyes
 

Answer:Windows live Essentials 2012

Your post is partially inaccurate. The updates for Photo Gallery and Movie Maker will not allow them to run on a Vista operating system, the other items install and run fine on Vista as I'm on a Vista machine as I type this.

http://www.ghacks.net/2012/08/08/windows-essentials-2012-now-available/
 

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BIG BIG change of heart after this OP. I'ts all explained a couple post down from this original.

Very unhappy with WLE 2011.

Answer:Windows Live Essentials 2011

Crow isn't too bad with a little Cajun seasoning.
Just ate some last week. See my Post# 83

Intel Discloses Chip Glitch

This is one of the best forums I have been on and hope it stays that way.

Jim

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I just received notification from the automatic update service that Windows wants to install a 156MB Windows Live Essentials update. 156 megs! Except for Security Essentials I use none of the programs involved in this update. Can someone please tell me why I NEED to install this update. I'm not familiar enough with Win 7 just to dismiss it, but I'm not inclined to install this massive update. Any opinions from Windows 7 experts?

Answer:Windows Live Essentials Update

If you have any previous versions of Windows Live essentials installed the Windows will want to update it. As it's optional you don't need to install it if you don't want to. The size is the estimated size once ALL items have been installed.

You can, however, choose only to install certain parts if you wish once you download and run the installer


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I have used Windows Live Mail for "centuries", but have recently had an issue with sending emails to AOL customers entered in the Bcc: box, and receiving "Permanent error" on their addresses. Thinking something was wrong with WLM, I tried a repair. Would NOT repair. Then uninstalled it and tried reinstalling. Won't reinstall; get message "Couldn't install".

What do I have to do to reinstall WLM?
 

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I had Windows Live Essentials installed and removed it and now I'm trying to install it back and the problem is that when I try and install it. It's staying that the programs are still installed but there is no Windows Live Essentials in the Programs/Features to remove it and I searched for the programs there is nothing there.

Thanks,

Kevin


FIX :

This is the fix thanks to: tagen

This is what I did:

1.) Installed: Everything Everything Search Engine

2.) Searched for these with Find Everything and uninstalled all of them.

Writer.msi
Mail.msi
MailLang.msi
Companion.mui.msi
MeshRuntime.msi
WindowsLiveSync.msi
MeshRuntime.msi

3.) Then what I did was run Windows Update and installed Windows Live Essentials 2011 rebooted.

Then I got the Installer back in Program/Features and ran it and Repaired it. Everything is running fine now.

Answer:Windows Live Essentials 2011

Find KB2434419 (which is the live essentials 2011 update). That would fix it.

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MG lists Windows Live Essentials 16.4.3505 (various components) on the download page. However, the download link downloads wlsetup-all.exe v15.4.3555 (Windows Live Essentials 2011).

The download for Windows Live Essentials 2012 (v16.4.3505) can be found at http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-live/essentials-home
 

Answer:Windows Live Essentials 16.4 announcements

It should be noted that Windows Live Essentials 2012 removes Windows Live Mesh as we knew it in Windows Live Essentials 2011. Instead of remote desktop operations (2011) it's now like Dropbox or other cloud servers, but they don't warn you that whatever you already have on the cloud will be downloaded to your computer again filling your hard drive. I was wondering why my SSD kept filling when I wasn't adding any content.

I'm going back to 2011. Microsoft "improved" it a little to much for me in 2012.rolleyes:cryconfused
 

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Having so much trouble with this at a loss how to solve it.
Have live mail but it doesn't work. There are so many problems don't know where to start. Basically the problem is that it will not send or receive mail. Every time it is tried get a Logon (server needs this info) window that asks for username (which is, it seems, only partially filled in. Ends at where the @ would appear ) Put down the password but the same logon window keeps reappearing. Don't know if any explanations will help. Need a tech to get into it to see if there is anything wrong but remote access is worrisome.
 

Answer:Windows Essentials Live Mail

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My mother in law got a new computer with windows 7 and windows live essentials. She has windows live email. She cannot send or receive email and the password box keeps coming up asking for her account name and password which she cannot remember.

Can windows live essentials be removed from the computer and be reinstalled and clear this up? She is 80 years old so I am trying to correct this for her. I know tech guy frowns on helping recover passwords so I am not asking for that. I was just wondering if removing the program and reinstalling would let her start over again? Thank you for your help.
 

Answer:reinstall windows live essentials

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Everytime I download Windows Live Essentials, it asks me to close to start it. However, it won't start at all. What am I doing wrong?
 

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I would like some help or advise.
I have the setup file for Windows Live 2009 from filehippo.com.
When i go to install it, it says im not connected to the internet when i am, there is also a link GET HELP WITH THIS which opens IE and says the page can not be opened.

I also recieved an e-mail from Windows Live about Live Essentials (dont know if this is the same as 2009) and when i click the link to download, again page can not be opened.

Any suggestions??
 

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How wonderful it is to have Windows Live Mail 2009 back on my W7 64 Bit Home Premium PC! I thought I was stuck with WLE 2012 but a friend of mind who is way more savvy about Windows than I am was able to remove all of WLE 2012 then install WLE 2009.

Why does M$ have to add so many bells and whistles to an email program that was perfect to begin with?  You could insert an email without work-around, right click a .jpg, sendto and not end-up with your image stored away in a skydrive etc.
A question to all of you who did not upgrade to WLE 2012.  Did you go back to 2009 because of your dislike for Skydrive or was it the ability to right click, sendto on your images?  Perhaps the very busy Toolbar in version 2012 turned you way -
it did me.

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I'm on Windows 7 with a DV7 64 bit laptop. I'm having problems with Windows Live Mail because when I click on inbox, sent. deleted etc nothing happens. The only way I can get to my mail is to use 'Find' or to go to my Plusnet account. All of this is a nuisance. I'm advised via Microsoft user groups that the best way of overcoming the problem is to uninstall windows Live Essentials and instructions on how to do this are on the Microsoft website. However, when I try I can't bring up the windows which would enable me to do so. ( see 'How to remove and reinstall Windows Live Rssentials - I can't get past 3 and 'uninstall' doesn't happen) Could this be because there is a slight modification to the Hp supplie software, and if so Can anyone tell me how I can uninstall then reinstall. Failing this it now looks as if I will have to go through the pain of full recovery to try to resolve the problem. Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated. GordonW











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Answer:windows live essentials uninstall

This problem has now been resolved

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Hi FolksIf anyone has an idea of why these 2 programs refuse to install on this DV6 laptop running Win7 and fully protected, I would be very interested to hear from you. There is no problem on my Vista or other Win 7 machines.Skype almost completes but then comes up with various error messages (which unfortunately I don't have with me at the moment) and LIVE almost completes and then says that it couldn't update one component so will abort the whole operation.I have been through the computer and deleted everything related to Skype and have run SFC with nothing showing up.Cheers, Rob

Answer:Skype and Windows Live Essentials

Turns out this problem was caused by corrupt System Files which Windows couldn't, or wouldn't, fix.

A reinstall did the trick.

Cheers

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Hi everyone!I have this frustrating problem with an installation of Windows Live Essentials on a Windows 7 (64bit) machine. I previously had Windows Live Messenger and Mail installed, but then installed Microsoft Office Outlook to replace Windows Live Mail. I attempted to uninstall Windows Live Essentials to no avail. I think messed around it and have tried ever so many registry tweaks, cleaners and scripts to try and remove all traces of the Essentials suite. It seems completely uninstalled (even now I can see no sign of any Windows Live product).On reinstalling Windows Live Essentials, I now get an error which is highly frustrating:I have tried the fixes for similiar errors but yet again to no avail. I appreciate any answers ThanksJay

Answer:Windows Live Essentials CANNOT install!

This is the best advice I see for your error code hr:0xX80070643See reply by Windows Live Shiela F here: http://windowslivehelp.com/thread.aspx?thr...73-ec93e8ddfad6

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Hello! I downloaded Windows Essentials 2011 ( it came in as a Windows Update) it got installed. Nothing but problems..missing components in Messenger, Continually reconnecting..When reconnecting causes Windows hardware fail sound ( device failed to connect sound). I tried to repair..did not work. Tried to restore mky computer to earlier date.."failed to restore message" Uninstalled several times. reinstalled continues to have missing components and continues to show the message that MSG is trying to reconnect with the windows sound alert........I contacted Microsoft and they suggested I install Windows live 2011/security ( which is an anti virus..I have AVG 9. on my computer. So when I went to download Microsoft it said I should uninstall AVG. So I contacted AVG for help and they had me send them some files. They said they could fix the problem. Well I haven't heard from them since Thursday and it is now Sunday. I have sent several emails and no response. Not even there auto reply! So I need help . I must have some kind of virus. ( or something). I did look on the internet and it looks like other people are having trouble with Windows Live 2011 also. But couldn't find any help. Thanks to anyone that can help......

Answer:Windows Live Essentials 2011

The correct way to remove AVG 2011 is through its program folder via Start > All Programs or by using Add/Remove Programs / Programs and Features in Vista/Windows 7.If for some reason the AVG uninstall failed using the normal method of Add/Remove, download and run the latest AVG installation file as described here. As noted on that page, do not use the AVG Removal tool which is intended for versions prior to 2011. When the AVG Installer windows appears choose the option to Remove and click Continue to allow the AVG 2011 uninstaller to run. Restart the computer when done.As a last resort you can use the uninstall/cleanup utility (AVG Remover) provided in AVG 2011+9.0+8.x Uninstall/Re-Install Instructions. After restarting and removing the folders, stop where instructed to Stop here if not re-installing.AVG Remover eliminates all the parts of your AVG installation from your computer, including registry items, installation files, user files, etc. AVG Remover is the last option to be used in case the AVG uninstall / repair installation process has failed repeatedly.AVG Download Tools: AVG RemoverIMPORTANT NOTE: Before removing your existing anti-virus, you should download and save the setup file for the anti-virus you are going to replace it with. After doing that, disconnect from the Internet, uninstall your current anti-virus, reboot and then install the replacement. Reboot again to ensure it is working properly before reconnecting to the Internet.

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Hi,
I wanted to download Windows Live Essentials. Although I have disabled firewall and all the antiviruses. Yet I get this message. How do I successfully download?

Answer:Downloading Windows Live Essentials

Hello rin,

First off, you should only ever have a single antivirus software as multiple antiviruses will get in the way of each other and cause havook in your system. in addition, if you were to uninstall any of them, you would need to use a special uninstaller tool, usually given out for free by the same company who makes the antivirus software.

There are various security softwares that you can use in additon to an antivirus, but only ever have a single antivirus at any one time.

Now, are you able to connect to the internet without any problems? Can you restart the computer and try again?

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Hi...
I'm relatively new to Win 7 Home Premium (64-bit) and have just discovered it doesn't include Windows Movie Maker which was on XP.
However, I noticed online Windows Movie Maker 2.6 is supposed to work with the above.
It downloaded fine but when I went into 'All Programs' and clicked on Windows Movie Maker, nothing happened.
I noticed also the icon next to it was a blank one and not a 'Windows' one.
Checking Add/Remove (I actually use Revo) the program was definitely installed.
Nevertheless, I uninstalled then reinstalled. No joy. I then uninstalled it completely.
I then noticed Windows Live Essentials contains the Movie Maker.
I selected only the 'Photo & Movie Maker' from the list and downloaded.
However, the same thing happened as with Windows Movie Maker 2.6. Also, same blank icon.
I must be missing something simple here.
Can anyone help?
Many thanks

Answer:Windows Live Essentials - not working?

Hello kwil

I have movie maker 2.6 installed and running fine here (same OS) and have the live essentials version also, what is strange is your having problems with other newly installed programs also. Where did you get the download from - Download: Windows Movie Maker 2.6 - Microsoft Download Center - Download Details
Any other recent problems installing programs.
Maybe a quick SFC scan and malware scan also for starters - SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Danny

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CAN NOT Get Windows Live Mail to run. (made a post last year , no help)

Anywho , Ive been having problems with Windows Live essentials for years now.
Wether it be a .dll or oracle 270 , 260 error. It worked about 2 years ago , then one day when updating to new Windows Live package it fails. I seen others get there windows live essential fixed , Id like mine to be fixed also

-Its installed.
-Ready to work with whoever to get it fixed and working again.

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I can't remove in safe mode either.

Answer:Can't remove Windows live essentials.

Some ideas at http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&rls...mp;oq=&aqi=Louis

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When I install Windows Live Essentials Update KB2520039 and open Live Mail a huge error message pops up. Sometimes I cannot read downloaded messages and sometimes I cannot send a message.
Does anyone know what the problem is and how to avoid it?
I have used System Restore to go back and then everything is OK.

Answer:Windows Live Essentials KB2520039

I would uninstall Live Mail, then ireinstall it

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Looking for a direct link to a windows live installation that is direct and offline?

Links would be appreciated, I cant seem to find any thanks...

Answer:Windows live essentials Offline...

Here you go: Essentials - Windows Live

That is pretty much a direct link.

Not sure what you mean by an offline link though. Are you looking for a source other than Microsoft's site?

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I keep getting messages to update my Microsoft - do I need or want either Silverlight or Windows Live Essentials??? TIA

Answer:Windows Live Essentials and Silverlight

If these are coming up through Windows Update, you need to update Silverlight (a browser plugin), but installing Windows Live Essentials is optional. You can right-click and "Hide update" if you don't want a particular update to show up again.Live Essentials has some decent software in it, but if you don't want it, feel free to decline it.Silverlight should stay up to date, however, so let that one install.

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Hello Seven Forums,

I started out with Win7Pro that just had Windows Live Mail. Then came along Windows Live Mail Essentials 2011 which reported to the greatest thing since the wheel. However I really do not like the program, especialy the NAG to long into Windows Live using my ID etc. I have not been able to remove that NAG so I want to remove the essentials part but KEEP the garden variety of Windows Live Mail. 6 moths ago I did this but it removed windows live mail so had to download it from Microsoft and re-install it, so I would like a better uninstall so as to keep windows live Mail only. Can anyone suggest a simple way to do that. I have exported what messages I want to keep along with my address book.

I would appreciate any help with this. I have another question but is unrelated so will post another message for that question.

Windows seven forum has been a great help to me in the past, thanks to all.

Answer:Windows Live Essentials 2011

You download Windows Live Mail as a single application here: Windows Live Mail 2011

It'll download the installer first then you just need to click "Choose the programs you want to install", and then deselect the apps you don't want.

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I usually use Skype, but sometimes I use Windows Live Messenger. One day, I saw a newer version of this program, so here's what I did:
1) I downloaded the newest version
2) Installed.
When I was installing it, it deleted the old version. When I was installing the new version it installed in about 0.000000001 second. I was like: WT* . But when I click Close, nothing opens (The installation said, that if I click close, it will open). Then I opened Start --> Clicked All Programs --> Searched for a folder named Windows Live or something --> Found it --> Empty.

What should I do?

Answer:Windows Live Essentials Error

Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

Which site did you download the updated version from?

Was it a genuine Microsoft site?

Something certainly doesn't sound right so I'd be inclined to run an anti-virus scan, and then use Microsoft's system restore to a point in time before you downloaded the update.

Malwarebytes is pretty good for this job.

http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free

You can get the latest version of Windows Live Messenger here.

Messenger - With Messenger, bring your conversations to life

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How can I do this completely?
I ask because I have uninstalled the programme via the Control Panel but when I try to reinstall I am getting various errors , some of which refer to updating the junk filter which is in the Windows Live Mail.
I imagine that with a clean uninstall that this error would not appear .
But would a 100% clean uninstall mean the loss of all my emails?

thanks

Answer:uninstalling windows live essentials

If you don't want the junk filter, stop using Email & revert to writing letters.

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Does anyone have the Windows Live Essentials suite that is compatible for Win XP which contains Windows Live Photo Viewer which was included in that version.Would like to use a better alernative to win xp's picture viewer. I use Win XP Pro sp2.


Thanks.
 

Answer:Windows Live Essentials Suite

maxdamage said:





I use Win XP Pro sp2.
Thanks.Click to expand...

Is this 64-bit XP? If it's 32-bit, you need SP3.
 

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i have a notification that windows live essentials 2011 is ready to install on my computer. i do not want alot of the stuff included in it. can i pick what i want? and if not how do i remove it from my notifications? thanks

Answer:windows live essentials 2011

I think that you can pick individual software from this page
Windows Live Essentials 2011

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My daughters Facebook contacts has some how linked to my widows live mail account contacts, and it won't let me delete any off them. I have about 950 contacts of my daughter. Any idea how I get rid off them

Answer:Windows Live Essentials 2011

I'm guessing you have a Microsoft Hotmail or Outlook.com account as well? In which case close Live Mail and try logging into Windows Live: https://profile.live.com/ and on the left side click the 'manage' link - you should see Facebook listed as a connection - click the 'edit' button and select 'remove this connection completely' Click 'ok' and log out. Restart Live Mail and see if the contacts have gone."I've always been mad, I know I've been mad, like the most of us..." Pink Floyd

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i just downloaded this and installed it. i see a microsoft silverlight in my start menu. i already have adobe flash player but are both the same or does silverlight do something else? can i uninstall it?

Answer:Windows Live Essentials 2011

Info on Silverlight - http://www.silverlight.net/

You can uninstall it -- but Windows Updates will bring it back in again.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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I know there has been discussion on this before but I am confused. I downloaded the update some time ago and got messages in Window Live Mail that I was not authorised and had tried too many times to log on so my account was blocked! I could get into Live Mail but my Contacts were not available any more. Fed up, I restored my computer to an earlier time.
I want to resize photos so, on advice I found, I did a selective update of Windows Live Essentials for just the Photo Program. However, the whole update installed itself and the Live Mail was defective again. I'm now back to a new restore point but still want the Photo Program. I am running AVG Anti-Virus protection.
Any advice greatly appreciated.

Alan

Answer:Windows Live Essentials 2011

Go to the Start orb and in the search type in appwiz.cpl and hit enter. Choose to Change the Live Essentials and choose to just uninstall Live Mail and leave everything else. If that doesn't work uninstall all of Essentials, and then reinstall it, but this time in the What to Install Window uncheck Live Mail part of the program.

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I just downloaded and installed Windows Live Essentials 2011. When I tried to watch a movie I have in my media library through my WDLive TV device it would not let me login to network shares. After some investigating I uninstalled Windows Live Essentials 2011 completely and was again able to log into network shares on my WDtv Live.

Evidently there is a problem between WDTV Live and Windows Live Sign in Assistant in Windows Essentials Live 2011 and it blocks access through my WDTV. I could not find any way to just uninstall the sign in assitant so have totally uninstalled Windows Live Essentials for now. Anyone else having this issue and has anyone found a workaround instead of a total uninstall of Windows Live Essentials 2011?

Answer:Windows Live Essentials 2011

Hey there,

I'm having the exact same issue. I don't know how to uninstall just the Sign-in Assistant from Live Essentials 2011 either. Grrr... I shouldn't have upgraded that this morning. ;p

Check this:
WDTV Live + Windows 7 "Invalid Username and Passwo... - Western Digital Community

It's definitely an issue with the Sign-in Assistant, though I don't know whose fault it is. :\

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Hi,My son is attempting to upgrade Windows Messenger Live but upon downloading, the installation is cancelled with the message - aborted 0x80004004He is then advised to do the followingTo uninstall a Windows Live program:In Windows XP, click Start, and then click Run.Type appwiz.cpl, and then press ENTER.Click Windows Live Essentials, and then click Remove or Uninstall/Change. If you're prompted, click Continue.Select Uninstall, and then click Continue.Select the check boxes for the Windows Live programs that you want to uninstall, and then click Uninstall.Follow the on-screen instructions.NoteTo install or uninstall Windows Live programs, you must have administrator (The person who manages a computer and has permissions to make changes to the computer, including installing programs, accessing files, and managing user accounts.) rights on the computer.However, no joy, because whilst we can see and highlight Windows Live Essentials, nothing happens when we try to uninstall and the program remains.Any ideas?Thanks,Steve

Answer:Can't uninstall Windows Live Essentials

Can you not remove it from add remove.

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I decided to update Movie Maker etc. to the 2011 versions offered by Windows Update. I see hardly any difference in Movie Maker features but the most annoying thing is that Microsoft have deemed it necessary to sign into Windows Live just to upload a video to YouTube from within Movie Maker. They also have a Windows Live ID Service and Windows Live ID Service Monitor running in the background.

Another thing I noticed before even updating to 2011 version is that if you use Windows Live Photo Gallery to edit a photo Microsoft is assigning an ID number to the properties of the file.

I also saw a video yesterday of Balmer proclaiming that we all want "The Cloud" and that they have enough talent to ensure our privacy. Like fuck, they can't even make IE secure so there is no way they can make cloud computing secure.

I need Live ID for some games but no fucking way do I want it running all the time and integrated into any other programs I use. What douchebags.
 

Answer:Microsoft Windows Live Essentials

I installed it and declined the LIve sign in options. I can manually upload to youtube no problem.
 

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I get a pop up that says that I have updates to install. One is Windows Live Essentials 2011. When I try to download it, I get a msg that says: " Couldn't install programs. You already have different build flavor of Windows Live." Then under help I get " \If you want to install this version, first uninstall the version on your computer." I checked and Windows Live Essentials 2011 KB2434419 is listed several times as follows: Failed 10/21, successful 10/21, successful 10/27, successful 10/28. The pop up also has Error: 0x80280008.

If Live is already installed, why do I get an update notice? Do I need to uninstall all the other downloads? I have a folder Windows Live but no sub-folder or other folder that shows Live Essentials. Windows Live shows 30 updates over the last month or so. Do I need to uninstall the Windows Live Program. I have an uninstall program, Revo Uninstaller, that shows a Windows Live Essentials Program. Should I uninstall it? Basically, how many of these should I uninstall? Or how can I get the notice to download to stop appearing?

Thanks!
 

Answer:Windows Live Essentials 2011

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A couple of weeks ago Windows Live Essentials 2011 was Launched and I am happy to say that it is Stable, good Looking and Quick and easy to use. I think Microsoft has definitely made some good software for it. Please post your Reviews

See Windows Live Essentials 2011 For more Information

Many Thanks,
Josh

Answer:Windows Live Essentials 2011

Originally Posted by Shadowjk


A couple of weeks ago Windows Live Essentials 2011 was Launched and I am happy to say that it is Stable, good Looking and Quick and easy to use. I think Microsoft has definitely made some good software for it. Please post your Reviews

See Windows Live Essentials 2011 For more Information

Many Thanks,
Josh



Josh,
I already have Windows Live Essentials installed around March 2008.
I am using the most current version of WLM, 14.0.0416.
What do I need to do if I install 2011 WLEssentials ?
Is the conversion automatic, particularly regarding my WLM ?

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Wassup i try to use windows live messenger and i kept receiving an error message, i uninstalled the program via wlarp uninstaller via your uninstaller and download again from microsoft and when i reach 100 % i receive this message:

the ordinal 223 could not be located in the dynamic link library WLDCore.dll
i want to think that an ordinal is a .dll file, and where i can find this file or how i fix the problem with the live messenger program.

Thanks for the help.
 

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just got a new netbook with Windows 7, had Windows 7 starter in my previous netbook. and I was able to view my own pics without signing anything. I went to open one of my pics on this new machine and I have to sign an agreement to view my own pics???? is this for real? seriously, what in the world??

am I missing something here? why do I have to sign my life away to view my own pics?

Answer:Windows Live Essentials to view my own pics

Are those pictures located on the new machine of your hard drive or on another computer?

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I have a feeling my Windows Live Essentilas 2011 is out-dated.
It is because I had been notified for update ( manual update), and when I clicked the popup, I was lead to install Windows Lve Essentials 2011. I cancelled it.
It is because I already have WLEssentials 2011.
It happened at least 3 times. That led me to wonder if my WL Essentials 2011 is outdated.

As far as I know, my WL Essentials 2011 is .... 15.4.3502.0922

Now as I googled , I found there were at least 2 different versions :
15.4.3508.1109
15.4.3538.0513

Someone please enlighten me.

t-4-2

Answer:What is the most current Windows Live Essentials 2011 ?

hi t-4-2

I think the latest version is 15.4.3538.0513 as I'm been offered no updates on this version

Danny

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Do I have to uninstall the previous version before installing the 2011 version?

Answer:Windows Live Essentials 2011 available for download now

I didn't. It detected what was already installed, told me it would upgrade those, then gave me the option of which other components I wanted to install fresh.

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anyone having problems with the windows latest update ? , ref kb2434419 windows live essentials i have been trying to down load it for over 2 hours and its still at 50% on both pc and lap top , running windows 7
 

Answer:Solved: windows live essentials update

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Hello guys,
the last days I am experiencing some weird problem with my messenger. Everything was working fine until last week. I used to have ver 2010 + MsgPlus, which was pretty handy.
I don't what happened, but the last days messenger stops responding whenever I want to do anything. For example, double-clicking on a contact to start a chat, makes the app hang for about 40-50 seconds, then eventually opens. Clicking on the emoticons icon, makes it hang again. Generally, it happens all the time and it is kinda tiring.
I tried to fix that by doing several things.
First I uninstalled MsgPlus->Rebooted...FAIL
Uninstall Windows Live Messenger->Reboot->Install Windows Live Essentials 2011->Reboot...FAIL
Uninstall WLE 11-> Follow "Clean Uninstall of WLM" over microsoft support->Reboot->install WLE 11...FAIL

I am out of ideas on this. So I would appreciate any help provided.

Setup: Win 7 x64 Ultimate, C2D 6600, 4GB Ram, nVidia 7950 GT

Answer:Windows Live Messenger / Essentials WEIRD

anyone?

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Windows Live essentials is trying to install the upgrade to 2011. It reaches 80% and it's jammed there and it won't give me any error messages, it goes on for hours. Any fix out there?

Answer:Windows Live essentials upgrade KB2434419

Maybe uninstall it and then go immediately to the MS site and get the latest version.1/3 of highway deaths are caused by drunks. The rest are by people who can't drive any better than a drunk.

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Windows Live Essentials 2011

The latest and greatest version of the Live Essentials pack is out of Beta and ready for everyone to install.

Messenger now has the ability to connect to social sites like Facebook, MySpace and LinkdIn. You can use Facebook Chat right via the Messenger interface without having to sign into Facebook's website.

Photo Gallery now has the option to create Panoramic Views out of a set of photos as well as the new Photo Fuse which can take similar photos to "fuse" them together for a whole new photo.

There is so many more options that it just cant be justified in such a small post. Check out their site and see for yourself. This is by far the best Live package to date.

Answer:Windows Live Essentials 2011 Released!

I saw that. Haven't updated yet, though.

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Did a Windows Live Essentials update, after which, my email contacts were all gone.

I did system restore, exported the old addys to a folder.
After closing Windows Live Mail, I could not reopen without re-doing the update install. So, I did.

When I went to the CONTACTS tab (bottom left) it never really opens.
It clears the emails or calendar, from the main window but leaves the same 'ribbon'
(or task bar or whatever at the top). It doesn't show the options that should be there for 'contacts' (no import/export/etc).

If it matters, I do not sign in to Windows Live Mail. When I open it, there's always a a popup that says I've tried to sign-in too many times with the wrong info.
I hit cancel, the popup goes bye-bye and I can use mail. Until now. Ugh!

ANY SUGGESTIONS?

Answer:Contacts gone after Windows Live Essentials update

If you don't use Hotmail as your main mail account, I suggest getting one, store all your contacts on it via its website, then use it to sign-in to WLM. Next, add the email accounts you do use then delete the Hotmail account you signed-in with.

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I don't get it. Twice i've tried to install windows live essentials, and both times is says that it succeeded. However, when i go to my start menu, there is no entry for Windows Live essentials, its not in "Program files" OR "Program Files(x86)" and its not even listed in "Program features". Its basically non-existent on my machine. all i wanted was to install movie maker. I open the installer, select the photo viewer/Movie Maker package, and click install. Then after a two minute wait, it tells me the install was successful and for me to click the close button to start using live essentials. I'm stumped! I only have one partition on my HDD, and the files are not there, so that rules out the files being my hard disk. And they were not installed on my flash drive. So does anyone what happened or where the files went?

Answer:Windows Live Essentials 2011 won't install

Actually... nevermind. I found a portable version that i've used in the past and liked even better. Portable Movie Maker

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I made the mistake of logging into Window Live ID while using windows live mail now I cannot start using the mail program untill I log into Window live ID, how do I get rid of the nag everytime I use mAIL???

Answer:Windows Live Mail 2011 essentials

Click the small square over top far left. Select Options - Mail. Click the connection tab. "Stop signing in"

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My computer is a Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit, I recently have been using Windows Live Movie Maker and a few weeks ago, Windows Live Essentials stopped working. I uninstalled and reinstalled many times but yet it still hasn't worked. I restarted my computer but it just doesn't do the trick.

Can someone please tell me what is happening and what do I do to get it working again?
Please someone reply as fast as possible.

Computergirl

Answer:Windows Live Essentials Has Stopped Working

Welcome to Seven Forums Computergirl. When you say "a few weeks ago, Windows Live Essentials stopped working", what do you mean specifically? We need more info. You are trying to do what, and get what error, etc.

You might try this tool which will reset all the Registry and other settings of Microsoft Security Essentials to default value

Fix MSE Utility - Repair Microsoft Security Essentials

A Guy

A Guy

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I have a list of errors in a small box in Windows Live Mail when starting this programme. I do not know what they mean or how to fix them.Can somebody please give me a step by step Dummies guide to repair this issue please? ...Appears as follows :- Unable to send or receive messages for the Aol (Newmanbac) account. Header download for the 'Deleted Items' folder did not complete. Could not select 'Deleted Items' on the IMAP server. Try updating the folder list and then try again. Server Response: SELECT failedServer: 'imap.aol.com'Windows Live Mail Error ID: 0x800CCCD2Protocol: IMAPPort: 143Secure(SSL): No Unable to send or receive messages for the Hotmail (colinrnewman) account. Server Error: 0x80048849Server: 'https://mail.services.live.com/DeltaSync_v2.0.0/Sync.aspx'Windows Live Mail Error ID: 0x80048849I would really appreciate any advices to help ...Thankyou in advance,Newmanbac

Answer:Windows Live Essentials Mail Problems ...

It will be in your settings.aol email settings for windows live mailhttp://to.ly/z7Z7Also decide whether you want to use IMAP or POP.imap or pop3http://to.ly/z7Zj

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With the release of Windows Live Essentials 2011, the Microsoft Product Update Team announced that it will be available through Windows Update, starting October 19, 2010. (Note: Windows Live Essentials 2011 is not compatible with Windows XP.)
Windows Vista and Windows 7 users will be offered the update as a "Recommended Update" if any one of the Windows Live software programs are installed. If you do NOT have any of the Windows Live Essentials programs installed on your computer, it will still be offered but as an "Optional Update". It is not necessary to install if you do not use any of the programs.
Also note that Live Mesh is being replaced by Windows Live Mesh. As a result, support for Live Mesh ends March 31, 2011 and the beta will stop working. After that date, you will not be able to access any files stored online in your Live Desktop or connect to your PCs remotely using the Live Mesh software. In addition, your files will also stop syncing between your computers and your Live Mesh online storage. Windows Live Essentials on Microsoft Update Windows Live Essentials

Answer:Windows Live Essentials on Microsoft Update

Nice info .. Thanks Corrine !

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please help, ive just downloaded windows live essentials beta and i have no option for live video, only to send a video message

Ive tried un-installing and re-installing, disabling firewalls, pretty much everything i can think of. does anybody have the same problem? is there an msn bug still to be fixed?

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I have no idea how long this URL will be out there folks, but you can get WLE 2009/2010 back on your Windows OS.

This pertains to Hotmail, MSN and Live email accounts. All the folders you have created in Windows Live Mail are synchronized with the Hotmail server. Therefore, once you have completed this task, all your folders, email and contacts will reappear in WLM 2009. POP3 and IMAP email accounts that you have created in the program---all those folders and email will need to be backed-up before doing the following steps. If you have moved any Hotmail, MSN or Live email into Storage Folders also need to be backed-up as well OR moved back to any of the Synchronized Folders. (thank you roncerr for reminding me)

Be sure you uninstall WLE 2011 through Add/Remove (XP) or Programs and Features (Vista, W7), then un-hide folders and go to User, appdata, Local, Microsoft, Programs etc. Find folder named; Windows Live*anthing* and delete them. If you have the new CCleaner, run that and it's registry cleaner.

Download the WLE 2009 version from here, It's near the bottom of the page on the left side. SAVE the file to your hard drive for future reinstalls or repairs.
From WLM 2011 to 2009 in Windows Live Mail Desktop

I did a lot of research on this today and the world is not embracing WLE 2011. In one of my early posts about the streamlined look of WLE 2009's Toolbar, I had a feeling others might not like the change as well.

Some like the direct links to social networking si... Read more

Answer:Revert to Windows Live Essentials 2009!

Thanks for the info Ace

I'd have to admit I quite like the new WLE2011 and the good thing about Messenger is that you can put it into compact view just like in previous versions

Windows Live Messenger - Change to Full or Compact View

Am I the only 1 that likes it? Seems there's not many fans out there

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16 June was the date MS started migrating Outlook.com accounts to the sync protocol supported by all MS messaging products.

POP3 and IMAP are still supported.

Two of my three Outlook.com accounts have been migrated. The symptom on my machine was that I could not connect to the server - sometimes, this just requires trying to connect again or entering your password in the dialog.

Expecting some transition issues, I tried the above and then visited Outlook.com.
POP was disabled

If you use POP3 in WLM, you'll need to configure POP3 support again in Outlook.com after your account has been updated.
Settings > Options > POP and IMAP


I don't have any WLM acounts that use IMAP. The only thing I see that has changed is the server address, but I don't think that is a required change right now though it might be in the future if MS consolidates all servers to one server.
imap-mail.outlook.com
Port: 993
Encryption method: SSL
The image shows my Outlook.com POP settings, you might not want to allow apps/devices to delete messages. That setting adds a layer of protection - a delete in a client moves the eMail to a special POP folder, you have to visit Outlook.com to actually delete the mail. It's sort of redundant if you configure the client to NOT delete mail on the server, but .....

Note that the server addresses have changed, the previous pop.live.com and smtp.live.com, ports and secure settings still work though.
The one interesting change is on SMTP -... Read more

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Does anyone have a recipe for a 100% removal of the programme?Every single file and folder and maybe everyt registry key too.Or is a format of my C-drive the only way that I am going to be able to recover my emails that have disappeared with the malfunctioning of this program?I need to eradicate all traces of this program but it is hard to find a way to do it .

Answer:uninstalling windows live mail and essentials

You can't recover emails by removing the program you used with them. You can remove it by using Control Pane l/ Add Remove Programs. If your email was with your local ISP, you could call them and have them resend them. They usually keep them on the server for 30 days.

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I'm not sure where to start, but I've just about had it with Windows Live Essentials. I've tried just about everything I can think of, but try as I might, every time I try to install WLE I get error 0x80070643, saying "It looks like another program is preventing the installer from working." The source of the error keeps changing, but it is always something to do with WLE, (UXPlatformCore, SOXE, etc.). It's been like this for months, but since the update was optional I never bothered looking into it. Once the update became mandatory, I had a problem. I've googled this error extensively, and tried just about every workaround I could find, all to no avail. I'm hoping someone here can help me diagnose this issue, as I'm all out of ideas.

I'm running Windows 7 x64 SP1, Windows Firewall is enabled, and I'm running the latest version of MSE. I'll provide any more info when asked for it, I can't think what else is relevant at the minute.

Any help is appreciated, this has been bugging me for weeks.

Thanks,
Tom.

PS - Sorry if this post is a little badly worded, I'm fairly tired, and this problem is starting to annoy me a little. :P

Answer:Windows Live Essentials is driving me up the wall! >:(

have you tried this?...

Error codes

run the fixit then try reinstalling WLE

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Hi all,

Just have a quick question about installing Live Essentials 2011. I've tried and got the error message: Couldn't Install Program - You already have different build flavor of Live

So I need to uninstall my current version. But I want to be sure I won't lose everything (emails, contacts) I now have in Windows Live Mail. A new install will simply transfer everything into the 2011 version?

And I can deselect Messenger during install? I hate Messenger...

Thanks,
Tuck
 

Answer:Windows Live Essentials Install Question

E-mails and contacts should remain on your online mail account servers; as long as you don't have them set to delete the mail there after downloading, which I don't think anybody does anymore since e-mail account space allocation is usually very generous. You'll probably have to download/import them again to the new version of the client.
After uninstalling the Messenger, yes, indicate you want to choose which components of Live you want to download and leave Messenger off the list.
 

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Hi everyone~

I cannot remove "Windows Live Essentials" from my system. I'm using Windows Vista.

Here is what I've tried so far.

1. Control Panel
2. Programs>>> Uninstall a program
3. Highlighted Windows Live Essentials
4. Right click to uninstall

Nothing happens, even after waiting for several minutes and after rebooting.

Anyone else had a similar problem? What else can I try?

Thanks

Beagle
 

Answer:Solved: Windows Live Essentials will not uninstall

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I use Windows 7 and I will enumerate my reasons to hate Windows Live Essentials:

1. I don't really like the way Microsoft allows you to install some of their software. They let you download a small setup file such as Office 2010 Beta , and running that setup file lets you download the rest of the application. So why not just let it be downloaded on a whole large file????

2. Months ago, I installed Windows Live Movie Maker and Windows Live Photo Gallery, but I soon found out that they were installed with things like Windows Sign in Assistant and Windows Live Skydrive Upload Tool which I don't need, frankly.

3. Windows Live Photo Gallery is somehow slower than Vista's Windows Photo Gallery, especially on loading image thumbnails. Windows Live Movie Maker- what the heck, Windows Movie Maker 2.6 was much more understandable and better.

4. I wanted to remove Windows Live Movie Maker but would like to keep Windows Live Photo Gallery, but I found no way to uninstall Windows Live Movie Maker only, I had to remove the entire Windows Live Essentials but that would rid off Windows Live Photo Gallery as well. I tried to uninstall it using CCleaner and Add/Remove programs but it always fails, it simply won't do anything to uninstall it.

5. I was finally able to uninstall Windows Live Essentials with Revo Uninstaller Portable, along with the other components like the Sign in Assistant and Skydrive Upload Tool, but my God, Windows Live Essentials left behind hundreds in not a thousand... Read more

Answer:Things you Hate about Windows Live Essentials????

1. They do allow you to download the entire Office beta. This is not part of Windows Live essentials.
Microsoft Office 2010 Beta Professional Plus - Free Download
2. These are free programs and they have set them up to require certain extra programs.
3. Haven't noticed this.
4 and 5. Microsoft didn't leave thousands of registry keys behind, CCcleaner and Revo did.
I have uninstalled and reinstalled but always used Programs and features and have had no problems. I don't hate anything about Windows Live Essentials plus it is free.

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windows update is showing this as a 160MB update, does anyone know if i can select just the parts i want? (i only use messenger)

Answer:Windows Live Essentials 2011 (KB2434419)

Hi,

I'm still showing the 1.1mb update

It's going to be the same WLE2011 installer that you can get from the MSN website which allows you to select which apps to install or install all apps.


OS

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I has problem to update windows live essentials 2011 (kb2434419)?
during update,message error show this

could?t install programs.
You already have different build flavor of windows live.
If you want to install this version,first uninstall the version that is installed on your computer.

Error:0*80280008

so,what should i do,

Answer:failed to update windows live essentials

What operating system are you using. This is the Win 98/ME forum.

BG

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Good day.

Running win 8, I d/led Windows essentail live from this link : Windows Essentials - Download Windows Live Essentials

After installation I got error messages for missing files like attached file for messenger.
I tried to uninstall the package but could not find it on uninstall program or windows features.

I need help to install one correctly or to removed it from system.

I mainly need this package for movie maker, I will be much happy if I get alternative freeware.

Thanks and regards.

Answer:Windows Live Essentials installation issue

Just installed Windows Essentials 2012, so far so good (tnx for the link)

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Hi.
I have two computers on which I installed the Windows Live 2012 Essentials.
But Windows Live Mail look is different as on the other system.

My PC's Windows Live Mail head is this:


And my laptop's Windows Live Mail head is:


I don't know how to get the look of Laptop's Windows Live Mail Head, as it seems good.

Answer:Windows Live Essentials Looks Differently on two different Computers

Maybe Windows live mail failed to install on your(First picture) computer ? Try reinstalling.

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Not sure if normal discussion, non-question threads are allowed, but...

Seriously, Windows Live Essentials is such a hassle to install / uninstall / reinstall.

When I went to delete Messenger to attempt a re-install, it wasn't listed in add or remove programs, so then I had to go delete the folder in Program Files x86.

Then I had issues with the Windows Live Essentials thinking it was still installed. Even CCleaner wasn't enough to get rid of whatever it was tricking the installer into thinking it still existed.

In the end, it took a long time of browsing forums and so forth until I had to use third party tools to get it to work. People have had to develop their own dedicated tools for this specific problem.

Seriously, Microsoft, the creators of the Windows OS, and one of the most established companies in the world, should not have such crappy problems. I'm so annoyed that I actually had to rant somewhere about it.

But, for future reference, is there any more simple way of repairing MSN without going through all this again?

If anyone here knows anyone that has anything to do with the development of Live Messenger : Pass this info up. It's seriously a headache to deal with. I love the features of the programs themselves - the Essentials Antivirus is enough to protect anyone's computer (who won't download dumb crap) and messenger is good (except blocking people in nearly impossible now). It's just the installation that's so...crap, really. You shouldn't be nearly forced ... Read more

Answer:Windows Live Essentials installation is such a pain in the ***.

Hello Alexander,

It's really not so hard to do once you know how. The tutorial below can help show you how to uninstall any one or more of the Windows Essentials programs.

Windows Essentials - Uninstall One or More Programs

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I HAS PROBLEM TO UPDATE WINDOWS LIVE ESSENTIALS 2011 (KB2434419)?DURING UPDATE,MESSAGE ERROR SHOW THISCOULD?T INSTALL PROGRAMS.YOU ALREADY HAVE DIFFERENT BUILD FLAVOR OF WINDOWS LIVE.IF YOU WANT TO INSTALL THIS VERSION,FIRST UNINSTALL THE VERSION THAT IS INSTALLED ON YOUR COMPUTER.ERROR:0*80280008SO,WHAT SHOULD I DO, HELP ME

Answer:To update Windows Live Essentials 2011

uninstall the older version, from control panel/programs, then install the newer version.i hate computers!but cant help myself....

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Microsoft decided to do something more than a month that these new versions despite coming in August this year, to be called Windows Live Essentials 2011 and not Windows Live Essentials 2010.

Exclusive&#58; Windows Live Essentials 2011 - Windows Live

Answer:Exclusive: Windows Live Essentials 2011

Yes its being now carried on Neowin too.
Thanks for informing us first

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Microsoft has released the final version of Windows Live Essentials 2011.
The Windows Live team has aimed to ensure that the next version of Windows Live Essentials takes advantage of Windows 7 fully. All applications now use the new ribbon UI and integrate further into Windows 7 by using Jumplists. Windows Live Sync is also included which keeps your files synchronized on the web and across multiple PCs.
Microsoft also introduced several new features for Windows Live Photo Gallery, including photo fusing to blend photos together and improved facial recognition. Download: Windows Live Essentials 2011 Download: Windows Live Essentials 2011 Offline installer

Answer:Windows Live Essentials 2011 released

I just love the Messenger and Blog Writer even i gave me hours of pain to get it working

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Does anyone have a recipe for a 100% removal of the programme?

Every single file and folder and maybe everyt registry key too.

Or is a format of my C-drive the only way that I am going to be able to recover my emails that have disappeared with the malfunctioning of this program?

I need to eradicate all traces of this program but it is hard to find a way to do it .

thanks
 

Answer:uninstalling windows live mail and essentials

Advanced system care has tools to help with this sort of thing
http://majorgeeks.com/download.php?det=5927
Otherwise , if you have uninstalled the maain program, I would use the search box to find leftovers, and delete them there= but safer with a proper utility.
In search, type windows live mail
 

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The new Windows Live Essentials will be available here tomorrow: http://explore.live.com/windows-live-essentials-beta
So stay tuned!
Via Announcing the new Windows Live Essentials beta!

Answer:Download new Windows Live Essentials Beta

Has anyone got any inside information at what time this will become live?
Been waiting since this morning with the tab on automatic reload but still not available in the UK.

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