Tech News and Opinions (by Paul Spain)

Windows Live Essentials beta launches (Wave 4)

, posted: 24-Jun-2010 23:52

Microsoft are today making available for download the beta / preview version of their new Live Essentials suite. This collection of free applications is designed for home users to handle photo importing/editing/uploading/sharing, blog posting, basic video editing, email and instant messaging.

Download Windows Live Essentials beta here.

Promo Video for Windows Live Essentials beta preview.

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Comment by lucky015, on 25-Jun-2010 15:05

Nice overall, With the exception of the Skype-Like combination window's in Messenger, And that STUPID BLOODY RIBBON in Mail. The Ribbon is a Customising (And inevitably productivity) NIGHTMARE!

Also just noticed the Social Networking Plugin's can be a little finicky...

Comment by Regs, on 25-Jun-2010 22:57

installed. rebooted. rebooted. rebooted. rebooted. ouch.

now looking for a windows 7 cd to try and rescue my installation.  luckily i have an old vista partition that still works...

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