Go Back   Tech Support Forum > Microsoft Support > Windows 7 , Windows Vista Support


should I install Windows Live Essentials 2011

This is a discussion on should I install Windows Live Essentials 2011 within the Windows 7 , Windows Vista Support forums, part of the Tech Support Forum category. I see this Windows Live Essentials 2011 is listed as an important update. It goes on to list all the


Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 10-21-2010, 08:49 AM   #1
Registered Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Great White North
Posts: 240
OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit



I see this Windows Live Essentials 2011 is listed as an important update. It goes on to list all the things it will do including the bing bar.

I do not want a bing bar and I am wondering if I want any of the stuff listed for the Windows Live Essentials 2011.

Is three a good reason to install this update and if it is installed is it easy to remove bing and any other thinks I do not require like silverlight?
kiwi2000 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 10-21-2010, 09:22 AM   #2
Registered Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Great White North
Posts: 240
OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit



I spoke to Microsoft Canada on this issue and they state that if I have security essential installed i do not require installation of Windows Live Essentials 2011.

Is this the case?
kiwi2000 is offline  
Old 10-21-2010, 09:36 AM   #3
TSF Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Florida, USA
Posts: 1,989
OS: Windows 10 Pro x64, Windows 8.1 Pro x64 Update 1, Windows 7 SP1 x64 & x86

My System


Windows Live essentials contains

Windows Messenger
Windows Live Photo Gallery
Windows Live Movie Maker
Windows Live Mail
Windows Live Mesh
Windows Live Writer
You can select what to install when you down load it

These are add-on applications that have nothing to do with Microsoft Security Essentials, which is an antimalware program.


See this site

http://explore.live.com/windows-live...tials?os=other
Lead3 is offline  
Old 10-21-2010, 10:52 AM   #4
Registered Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Great White North
Posts: 240
OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit



Thanks for the reply I will check out the link. I did not think that the tow were related and questioned the microsoft rep.
kiwi2000 is offline  
Old 10-21-2010, 11:20 AM   #5
TSF Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Florida, USA
Posts: 1,989
OS: Windows 10 Pro x64, Windows 8.1 Pro x64 Update 1, Windows 7 SP1 x64 & x86

My System


You're welcome.
Lead3 is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is on
Smilies are on
[IMG] code is on
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Post a Question


» Site Navigation
 > FAQ
  > 10.0.0.2


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:19 PM.


vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2016 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright 2001 - 2015, Tech Support Forum

Windows 7 - Windows XP - Windows Vista - Trojan Removal - Spyware Removal - Virus Removal - Networking - Security - Top Web Hosts

 

Partially Powered By Products Found At Lampwrights.com