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Windows 7: Should I uninstall Microsoft Live before upgrading?

02 Oct 2010   #1
Hondajt

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Steve Ballmer Edition
 
 
Should I uninstall Microsoft Live before upgrading?

The new Microsoft Live Essentials 2011 is out, and I would like to install it. Should I uninstall the Old Microsoft Live Essentials before installing the new one? Or should I just install over-top.

http://explore.live.com/windows-live...tials?os=other


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02 Oct 2010   #2
dobhar

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Hi Hondajt...have a look at the thread below...you will see some just upgraded as I did. Others had the beta and upgraded without issues while others did have issues after upgrading. Like I said I upgraded...I read the thread and like others did not want to re-setup all my preferences again so I upgraded and so far no issues other than trying to use the new features. Read the thread lots of good info. Hope this helped...

Windows Live Essentials 2011 available for download now
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02 Oct 2010   #3
Hondajt

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Steve Ballmer Edition
 
 

Appreciate it. So it won't really hurt to uninstall the old and reinstall a fresh version.

I believe that is what I will do.
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