What is Windows Live Essentials 2011 and do I need it?

What is Windows Live Essentials 2011 and do I need it?

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).

Is Windows Live Essentials still available?

We’re no longer offering the Windows Essentials 2012 suite for download, but if you already have it installed, it will continue to work as it does today. It reached end of support on January 10, 2017, and it isn’t available in Windows 10.

Can I remove Windows Live Essentials 2011?

Remove Windows Live Essentials In the Uninstall or change program list, click Windows Live Essentials. and then click Uninstall/Change. Click Remove one or more Windows Live programs. Select the programs that you want to uninstall, and then click Uninstall.

What is Windows Essentials for Windows 10?

Windows Essentials (formerly Windows Live Essentials and Windows Live Installer) is a discontinued suite of Microsoft freeware applications that includes email, instant messaging, photo sharing, blogging, and parental control software.

Where can I download Windows Essentials?

You can download the archived file for Windows Essentials Suit from archive.org.

Does Microsoft Essentials work on Windows 10?

No, Microsoft Security Essentials is not compatible with Windows 10. Windows 10 comes with in-built Windows Defender.

Is Windows Live Mail 2011 still supported?

Although use of DeltaSync has been discontinued on Microsoft’s servers since 30 June 2016, Windows Live Mail 2011 and 2012 continue to work with Hotmail e-mail accounts by using IMAP (or, less effectively, POP3) instead of DeltaSync.

Where can I get Windows Essentials 2012?

You can download an offline copy of Microsoft Windows Live Essentials 2012 from Archive.org.

How do I update Microsoft Security Essentials on Windows 10?

Microsoft Defender Antivirus and other Microsoft antimalware solutions provide a way to manually trigger an update. In Windows 10, select Check for updates in the Windows Security Virus & threat protection screen to check for the latest updates.

Is Microsoft Security Essentials free for Windows 10?

Microsoft Security Essentials is a free* download from Microsoft that is simple to install, easy to use, and always kept up-to-date so you can be assured your PC is protected by the latest technology.

How do I update Windows Live Mail 2011?

Go to Windows Live Mail 2011 page, click Download now, and Run. Windows Live Essentials 2011 installation starts and click on Choose the programs you want to install. Uncheck all products and only leave selected Mail and click Install. Now just wait for the installation to be finished and then click Close.