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Windows 7: Using OneNote with OneDrive: which Win Live Essentials/Sign-in Assist?

17 Sep 2015   #1
TJHNYC

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
Using OneNote with OneDrive: which Win Live Essentials/Sign-in Assist?

I'm using OneNote 2010 on Win 7x64, and putting my notebooks in one of several OneDrive accounts. To handle the OneDrive sign-ins, I'm using Windows Live Sign-in Assistant, build 15.4.3538.0513, which was released on 29 June 2011. The installer is wlsetup-idcrl.exe, a 29.6MB file.

It's identified as "Windows Live Sign-in Assistant" on the Microsoft download page:

Download Windows Live Sign-in Assistant from Official Microsoft Download Center

but, once installed, it's listed in Control Panel > Programs as "Windows Live Essentials 2011".

The question: Is this the proper and most current software for the intended purpose? Seems like four years is a long time to go without an update on a tool such as this.

There is a "Microsoft Online Services Sign-in Assistant" but that seems to be only for Office 365.

There's also "Windows Essentials 2012" but that tells me that OneDrive is already installed and then offers to install a lot of apps that I don't want, there being no sign-in assistant listed.

The branding is about as confused as it can be.

Thanks for any guidance!


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30 Sep 2015   #2
TJHNYC

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

It appears that the Windows Live Sign-In Assistant (which installs as Windows Live Essentials 2011) is the correct choice if you're using OneNote 2010.

A better answer is probably "Move to OneNote 2016" and take advantage of its built-in and enhanced OneDrive integration.
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