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Windows 7 Inside Out by Carl Siechert Ed Bott and Craig Stinson

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Chapter 7. Adding Windows Live Programs and Services

Using Windows Live Programs 239

Using Windows Live Web Services 258

WINDOWS Live is a suite of free downloadable programs and a set of web services, any or all parts of which can serve as valuable extensions of Windows 7. The programs, for the most part, are updated, enhanced versions of applications that at one time were included in the box with the operating system. Windows Live Mail, for example, has replaced the Windows Mail program that was part of Windows Vista; Windows Live Messenger is a descendant of Windows Messenger, which was once a standard feature of Windows. The web services offer, among other attractions, photo sharing, calendar sharing, and 25 GB of free storage space that you ...

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