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Using Windows Live to Download Microsoft Software

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This document pertains to HP and Compaq Desktop computers with Windows 7.

What are Windows Live Essentials?

Some software programs that were included in previous versions of Windows may not be included in Windows 7. Windows Live Essentials is a collection of programs available for download. The following programs can be downloaded from the Windows Live Essentials website:
  • Windows Messenger
  • Windows Mail (replaces Outlook and Outlook Express)
  • Photo Gallery
  • Writer
  • Movie Maker
  • Family Safety
  • Toolbar

Downloading Microsoft programs using Windows Live Essentials

You can download the programs individually or download the entire Windows Live Essentials software pack from the Windows Live Essentials website (in English).
To download the entire software pack, click Download now from the Windows Live Essentials main page.
Click Learn more to download a program or get more information about the software.