How to Download and Install Windows Essentials 2012 on Your PC
Windows Essentials 2012 was a suite of free software from Microsoft that included programs like Windows Live Mail, Movie Maker, Photo Gallery, Writer, Family Safety, and OneDrive. It was discontinued in January 2017, but you can still download and install it on your PC if you want to use these programs.
In this article, we will show you how to download and install Windows Essentials 2012 on your PC in a few simple steps.
Step 1: Download Windows Essentials 2012
The first step is to download the Windows Essentials 2012 installer from the official Microsoft website. You can use this link to access the download page: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/essentials-2012-release-notes-396c0f7b-9e0c-4dcd-bb73-0f9a4a139a8d
On the download page, you will see two options: one for English and one for other languages. Choose the option that matches your preferred language and click on the \"Download now\" button. The installer file will start downloading to your PC.
Step 2: Install Windows Essentials 2012
The next step is to install Windows Essentials 2012 on your PC. To do this, locate the installer file that you downloaded in the previous step and double-click on it. You will see a window that asks you to choose what programs you want to install.
You can either select \"Install all of Windows Essentials (recommended)\" to install all the programs in the suite, or select \"Choose the programs you want to install\" to customize your installation. If you choose the latter option, you will see a list of programs that you can check or uncheck according to your preference.
After you have made your selection, click on the \"Install\" button and wait for the installation process to complete. You may need to restart your PC after the installation is done.
Step 3: Enjoy Windows Essentials 2012
The final step is to enjoy Windows Essentials 2012 on your PC. You can access the programs that you installed from the Start menu or from your desktop shortcuts. You can also check for updates and get support from the Windows Essentials website: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/essentials
Windows Essentials 2012 may be outdated, but it still offers some useful features and functions that you may not find in other software. If you are looking for a free and easy way to manage your email, photos, videos, blogs, and online storage, you may want to give Windows Essentials 2012 a try.
How to Uninstall Windows Essentials 2012
If you decide that you no longer want to use Windows Essentials 2012 on your PC, you can easily uninstall it from the Control Panel. Here are the steps to follow:
Open the Control Panel and click on \"Programs and Features\".
Find \"Windows Essentials 2012\" in the list of installed programs and click on it.
Click on the \"Uninstall/Change\" button and follow the instructions on the screen.
Restart your PC if prompted.
After you have uninstalled Windows Essentials 2012, you can delete the installer file that you downloaded in step 1 to free up some space on your PC. You can also remove any shortcuts or files that were created by the programs in the suite.
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