How To Install Windows Live Essentials 2011 in Windows 10

Windows Live Essentials 2011 enables users Windows to add programs to Windows, including Photo Gallery, Family Safety, Movie Maker, OneDrive, Mail, and Writer. Support ended in January 2017, and if you miss Movie Maker or Photo Gallery, then this tutorial will show you how to download and install Windows Live Essentials on your Windows PC.

Let me explain first what is Windows Live Essentials 2011?

Windows Live Essentials 2011, formerly Windows Live or Windows Essentials, a suite of free programs from Microsoft that lets you add programs to Windows including Photo Gallery, OneDrive, Movie Maker, Family Safety, Writer and Mail.

Windows Live Essentials 2011 Download

Windows Live Essentials 2011

Windows Live Essentials 2011 includes:

  • Photo Gallery
  • Movie Maker
  • Windows Live Writer
  • Windows Live Mail
  • OneDrive
  • Family Safety

You can share and edit photos and personal videos, publish to your blog, manage your email and calendar, access your files on multiple computers, and help keep your kids safer online. Back in the day, you used to be able to download each tool individually, but this tutorial will help you how to download them all or simply tick or untick what you want or don’t want.

How To Install Windows Live Essentials 20011 in Windows 10/8/7

1. First, visit this stie to download and install Windows Live Essentials 2011 offline installer on your computer.

File: Windows Live Essentials 16.4.3528
Author: Microsoft Corp
Date: 11/03/2014 11:09 AM
Size: 134 MB
License: Freeware
Requires: Win 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista

2. Once you have the file, double click it and wait for it to come up.

Notes: You should see User Access Control (UAC) dialog box. Click Yes to continue.

3. On the next screen, if you wish to install everything click “Install all of Windows Essentials (Recommended)“. if not, you click “Choose the programs you want to install“.

4. Now, you select the programs you want to install and then click Install.

5. Wait while the installation completes, click Close when done.

Lastly, Windows Live Essentials 2011 will be ready to use.

Windows Live Essentials 2011 requirements

– Operating system: 32- and 64-bit editions of Windows Vista Service Pack 2 with the Platform Update for Windows Vista; or Windows 7; or Windows Server 2008 with Service Pack 2 and the Platform Update for Windows Server 2008; or Windows Server 2008 R2.
– Processor: 1.6 GHz or higher
– Memory: 1 GB of RAM or higher
– Resolution: Minimum: 1024 × 576
– Internet connection: Internet functionality requires dial-up or broadband Internet access (provided separately). Local or long-distance charges may apply.
– Graphics or video card: Windows Live Movie Maker requires a video card that supports DirectX 9 or higher and Shader Model 2 or higher.
– For Photo Gallery and Movie Maker: Some required components of DirectX 9 may be installed for you if they’re not already on your computer.

Hope something helps you.

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