Windows Live Mail

Here is how to install Windows Live Mail (WLM). Click on any screenshot to enlarge it.

1. WLM is part of Windows Essentials, so go to http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows-live/essentials-other and click “Download”:

Windows Essentials
Windows Essentials

That will download a file called “wlsetup-web.exe” which you should run, and then specify thay you want to choose which program to install:

Choose the program you want to install
Choose the program you want to install

You will be shown the components of Windows Essentials, tick Mail and untick the all others:

Choose Windows Live Mail
Choose Windows Live Mail

Click “Install” and WLM will be installed:

wlm4

Done!
Done!

Now find “Windows Live Mail” on the Start Menu and run it. Next stage will be to configure it with your email server details.