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Windows 7: How to download Windows Mail only

26 Jun 2013   #1
gallicbear

Windows 7 and XP
 
 
How to download Windows Mail only

This is what I am trying to accomplish: download WLM only, in full, not the installer. I need it to install it on another PC, which has only dial-up. The usual scenario is that you download wlsetup-web, then you have to decide which component you want. Does Microsoft expect dial-up users to download 100 or even 200 MB of data? Isn't there an easier way, especially since Windows-Mail-Vista is not available for download either?
Thanks in advance for your tips.


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26 Jun 2013   #2
OvenMaster

Win7 Pro 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gallicbear View Post
This is what I am trying to accomplish: download WLM only, in full, not the installer. I need it to install it on another PC, which has only dial-up. The usual scenario is that you download wlsetup-web, then you have to decide which component you want. Does Microsoft expect dial-up users to download 100 or even 200 MB of data? Isn't there an easier way, especially since Windows-Mail-Vista is not available for download either?
Thanks in advance for your tips.
I think that Microsoft expects people to have broadband internet.

If someone has dialup service, a download manager is mandatory for large downloads. You can pause and stop and resume incomplete downloads at your convenience. When I had dialup service, WackGet download manager was a godsend. When I had to download a 30MB Firefox browser, it took me just 3 hours.
WackGet - CNET Download.com
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26 Jun 2013   #3
DavidE

Win 7 Pro x64 SP1, Win 7 Ult x86 SP1
 
 

See if this MS article for an offline install helps.
How do I install Windows Essentials while offline? - Install offline
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26 Jun 2013   #4
AddRAM

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

Why do you want to install a mail program on the computer ?

Doesn`t your isp have a mail program ?
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27 Jun 2013   #5
OvenMaster

Win7 Pro 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DavidW7ncus View Post
See if this MS article for an offline install helps.
How do I install Windows Essentials while offline? - Install offline
I think that's the OP's problem... that installer download is 131MB.
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27 Jun 2013   #6
DavidE

Win 7 Pro x64 SP1, Win 7 Ult x86 SP1
 
 

I thought the OP wanted to download the full installer on another PC with a faster connection.
Then copy the installer to a different PC with dialup, and install it there.
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27 Jun 2013   #7
gallicbear

Windows 7 and XP
 
 
How to download Windows Mail only

Thank you all for your answers. Yes, I am trying to help out my sister-in-law, who can only get dial-up connection. She doesn't like her isp's email client. She wanted WLM. Anyway, I was able to download the full / offline pack. That's exactly what I needed and this took care of my concern.
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27 Jun 2013   #8
DavidE

Win 7 Pro x64 SP1, Win 7 Ult x86 SP1
 
 

Glad to hear that offline installer worked for you!
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