Offline Installer for Windows Live Essentials 2011 beta

It made quite  a buzz for  most of the Live Essentials beta users  to see that the Essentials Installer was an online one. Unlike previous betas and versions there were no Offline  Installer(not even a torrent). It was really annoying knowing that each time you want to do something and re-install the Essentials suite, you have to go through the entire Online process which for me  took a huge time  as I’m having a 512kbps line over here.

I was about to install the Essentials 2011 beta again after doing a format. To my surprise i saw this tweet by Ed Bott.

Looking for a full offline installer for Windows Live Essentials Wave 4 Beta? I’ve found it:

It links to an ZDNet article by Ed Bott on how to get the links for an Offline Installer, which again you should redirect your self to a Windows Live Solution Center Article. The Links on that page aren’t click-able, therefore requires you to manually enter the link on the  Address bar and download. Here are the Links for the Windows Live Essentials Wave 4 beta Offline Installer.

Languages Code Link
English EN
Spanish ES
French FR
Japanese JA
Dutch NL
Portuguese (Brazil) PT-BR
Chinese (Simplified) ZH-ZN

Credit for Ed Bott for the news


Windows Live Essentials Wave 4 beta is here – Download Now.

Click Image To Download.

The waiting is over(almost) for all who have been interested in the New Wave 4, Yesterday(23rd June) the guys from the Windows Live Team Blog confirmed that the Windows Live Essentials Wave 4 beta will be made publicly available to be downloaded on the 24th June.  Though they have not given a time frame on when the download link will go up so its time for F5s and eyes on the blogs. Though the download page is still not up at the time of writing this post, Please check with the image above for downloading as I will update it with the link(s) as soon as its available.

Official WL beta build is : 15.4.2850.0607

Lastest WL Post-Public beta build is : 15.4.2850.0624.

If you want to know what this New Windows Live Essentials is all  about, you might want to take a look at this Intro.

Windows Live Essentials will include Messenger , Mail , Photo Gallery , Movie Maker , Writer , Sync and Family Safety. The new Wave  requires Windows Vista or Windows 7. Sorry XP users, here’s another reason that you might want to upgrade to Windows 7. It’s available in English, French, Dutch, Japanese, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, or Spanish. For those who are interested in trying out the new beta, they must make sure that there might be bugs and errors still hidden. So make sure you are ready for them and if you do encounter any trouble or bugs please do give the Windows Live team a feedback so they can work on it.

If you want an in depth guide go check here, where you will find plenty of more facts on each app and service that comes along.

Update #1: Finally after much awaiting the download links are live. Click on the image on top of the post to download.

Update #2: The setup will install the Entire Essentials Suite. Below you can find the Installers from Language and Installation Method specified.

English: AutoManual

French: AutoManual

Spanish: AutoManual

Dutch: AutoManual

Portuguese: AutoManual

Japanese: AutoManual

Chinese (Simplified): AutoManual

Auto : Downloads and Installs the entire Essentials suite. No prompt for choices.
Manual : User can select what to install from the list.

links courtesy LiveSide

Windows Live Essentials beta official download page…