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Windows Live Messenger 2011 Download Instructions

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Choose Your Preferred Windows Live Install
Windows Live Messenger 2011
Microsoft product screen shot reprinted with permission from Microsoft Corporation.
Next, you will have the option to select your preferred installation, including Windows Live Messenger and the entire line of Windows Live products, or the ability to pick and choose which software you want to install.

Click either "Install all of Windows Live Essentials (Recommended)" or "Choose the programs you want to install" to continue.

Comparing the Messenger Installation Options

An installation of all the Windows Live Essentials, your first option, will take the longest, but may yield benefits if you wish to be able to expand the connectivity between Windows Live Messenger 2011 and Microsoft's line of Live products, which include:

If you select the second option, a window will appear where you must check the individual checkboxes for each piece of Windows Live Essentials software you desire to install to your computer.

Click the boxes for each desired selection and click "Install" to continue.

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