How To Uninstall Windows Live Essentials


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You Will need to be an Administrator to do this
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This will show you how to uninstall any one or all of the Windows Live Essentials programs below:


  • Windows Live Messenger - Windows Live Messenger will be turned off soon, Microsoft is recommending users to transfer to Skype (Download Skype on your computer - Mac, Windows, Linux - Skype)]
  • Windows Live Mail
  • Windows Live Family Safety
  • Windows Live Photo Gallery
  • Windows Live Writer
  • Windows Live Sync
  • Windows Live Movie Maker



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To download Windows Live Essentials 2011, then please see Windows Live Essentials 2011 for more information.




Here's How:

1. Open the Start Menu and click on the Control Panel button.
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2. This will open up the Control Panel Window. When that opens Mouse Click on Uninstall a Program
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3. Scroll down and click on Windows Live Essentials, then click on Uninstall/Change.
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4. If prompted by UAC, then click on Yes (Windows 7) or Continue (Vista).

5. Select Remove One or More Windows Live Programs.
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6. Check the box for the Windows Live Essentials programs that you would like to uninstall.
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7. When finished uninstalling, restart your computer and you should have successfully uninstalled the selected programs.


Thats it,
Josh