How to Install Windows Live Mail

  1. Open your web browser, go to and click Download now.

  1. Click Run and wait for the file to download.

  1. When the download finishes and runs, you'll asked what you want to install. We recommend selecting Choose the programs you want to install. If you'd happy to install everything that's available select Install all of Windows Live Essentials and go to step 5.

  1. You'll be given a choice of Windows Live programs to install. In this example we'll only install Mail, but you can choose to install as many programs as you need.

    If you already have an older version of Windows Live Mail installed, it'll be selected for upgrade.

    Click Install when you're ready to continue.

  1. When the installer says it's done, click Close. If you installed any of the other Windows Live programs, they may open now.

  1. Windows Live Mail is now installed, you can run it via the Start Menu.