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Update for Windows Live Essentials Wave 4

7 July 2011
The Windows Live team is publishing a bugfix update for Windows Live Essentials 2011 (Wave 4). The quick fix update, rolling out in two stages, fixes several problems in Messenger, Photo Gallery, Mail and other applications.

How-to: Use Hotmail like Outlook

4 July 2011
Since last week, the e-mail service Windows Live Hotmail has got an update. Keyboard shortcuts, right-click menus like in Outlook and more details have been added and updated.

Instant update for SkyDrive

21 June 2011
The Windows Live team has published an instant update for the web file storage Windows Live SkyDrive. Modern browsers and HTML5 make SkyDrive faster, easier to navigate, and more beautiful for viewing photos.

Skype: Hotfix update against login problems

27 May 2011
A new Skype client for Windows users helps with login problems. A Mac OS X version is coming soon, too. With the new hotfix versions, users can spare the manual solution of the recent login problem.

Windows 7 Service Pack 1 released

22 February 2011
The first major update for Microsoft’s successful Windows 7 has been released. Besides new features, it contains all previous updates and hotfixes published for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

Long expected: Messenger Plus! 5 released

19 February 2011
The newest update for the most prominent Windows Live Messenger extension, Messenger Plus! 5, has been released. It adds support for Messenger 2011 as well as minor enhancements and one major new feature: online chat logging.

Update to Windows Live Wave 3 soon forced

18 January 2011
Back in May 2010, the Windows Live team published an update for Windows Live Essentials 2009 (Wave 3). It introduced stability fixes as well as a simplification of the webcam feature. Until now, this Wave 3 update (build number 14.0.8117) was optional. This is going to change soon.

Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) is done

15 January 2011
Microsoft has finished the development of the first major update to Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008. Service Pack 1 does not have any visible changes to the system, but bundles all previously published security and stability updates for Windows 7.

Live Essentials 2011: Small Update Published

5 December 2010
Yesterday, a bugfix update without visible changes has been published for nearly all Windows Live Essentials applications. This increases the version number of all programs except for Windows Live Mesh and Windows Live Family Safety from 15.4.3902.0922 to 15.4.3508.1109.