Windows Live Essentials

Installs and updates: Messenger, Mail, Writer, Photo Gallery, Movie Maker, Family Safety, Toolbar.

Application Details:

Version: 1.0 (14.x.x?)
License: Free to use
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.2.3

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentUbuntu 11.10 "Oneiric" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Dec 01 20111.2.3No Not installable NoGarbagean anonymous user 
ShowFedora 14Dec 03 20101.3.8No Not installable NoGarbagean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 9.10 "Karmic" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Dec 08 20091.1.34No Not installable NoGarbageJack Leigh 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
14287 Windows Live Installer does not start CLOSED FIXED View
20973 Windows Live Essentials installer fails CLOSED DUPLICATE View
23440 Windows Live Essentials installer aborts just after startup with "an unknown error occurred" CLOSED FIXED View
25408 Windows Live Essentials for XP installation fails on accepting EULA CLOSED DUPLICATE View
25409 Windows Live Essentials for XP installer crashes CLOSED FIXED View
25424 Windows Live Photo Gallery [for XP] fails to install CLOSED FIXED View
25468 Windows Live Movie Maker fails to install CLOSED FIXED View
35376 MSN Messenger Live 2009 (14.0) installer fails with "CODE=0x80004005 Unable to populate the TOU contents" (IInternetProtocolSink::Switch is a stub) NEW View

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