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    Microsoft Outlook Social Connector Provider for Windows Live Messenger

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    Connect your Windows Live ID to the Outlook Social Connector and stay up to the minute with the people in your network by accessing everything from e-mail threads to status updates in one single, centralized view.
    • Note:There are multiple files available for this download.Once you click on the "Download" button, you will be prompted to select the files you need.
      Version:

      14.0

      File Name:

      OSCWL-x86-en-us.exe

      OSCWL-x64-en-us.exe

      Date Published:

      7/7/2010

      File Size:

      12.3 MB

      10.1 MB

        The Microsoft Outlook Social Connector Provider for Windows Live Messenger allows you to connect your Windows Live ID to the Outlook Social Connector and obtain information about your friends and colleagues. You can see status updates and recently posted files from your Windows Live contacts.

        You can also use Outlook Social Connector to display a quick view of related Outlook content when you click on an email from a contact, such as recent e-mail conversations, meetings, and shared attachments to help you easily track your communications.

        NOTE: The Microsoft Outlook Social Connector Provider requires Microsoft Outlook Social Connector and the related update (KB983403) to be installed. If these components are not already installed on your machine, the Microsoft Outlook Social Connector Provider for Windows Live Messenger will download and install the necessary updates from the Microsoft Download Center before completing the provider installation.


    • Supported Operating System

      Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Datacenter x64 Edition, Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition, Windows Server 2003, Standard x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista 64-bit Editions Service Pack 1, Windows Vista Business 64-bit edition, Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit edition, Windows XP 64-bit, Windows XP Professional 64-Bit Edition (Itanium) 2003, Windows XP Professional Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition

        • Microsoft Windows XP SP3
        • Microsoft Windows Vista
        • Microsoft Windows 7


        This download works with the following Office programs:
        • Microsoft Outlook 2010
        • Microsoft Office Outlook 2007
        • Microsoft Office Outlook 2003
      • To install this download:

        For Outlook 2010 32-bit, Outlook 2007, and Outlook 2003:
        1. Download the setup file by clicking the Download button next to OSCWL-x86-en-us.exe (below), and save the file to your hard disk.
        2. Double-click the OSCWL-x86-en-us.exe program file on your hard disk to start the Setup program.
        3. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the installation.

        For Outlook 2010 64-bit:
        1. Download the setup file by clicking the Download button next to OSCWL-x64-en-us.exe (below), and save the file to your hard disk.
        2. Double-click the OSCWL-x64-en-us.exe program file on your hard disk to start the Setup program.
        3. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the installation.



        Instructions for use:

        • After you install this download, restart Outlook, and you will be prompted by the Outlook Social Connector configuration wizard to connect to Windows Live Messenger.
          1. Under Social Network Accounts, select Windows Live Messenger.
          2. For User Name: enter your Windows Live Messenger email account.
          3. For Password: enter your Windows Live Messenger password.
          4. Click Connect
          5. Once the connection is successfully completed, click Finish
        • If you were not prompted by the Outlook Social Connector configuration wizard, you can still connect to Windows Live Messenger.
          For Outlook 2010:
          1. On the View tab, in the People Pane group, click People Pane, and then click Account Settings.
          2. Under Social Network Accounts, select Windows Live Messenger.
          3. For User Name: enter your Windows Live Messenger email account.
          4. For Password: enter your Windows Live Messenger password.
          5. Click Connect.
          6. Once the connection is successfully completed, click Finish.

          For Outlook 2007 and Outlook 2003:
          1. Click Tools, and then click Social Network Account Settings.
          2. Under Social Network Accounts, select Windows Live Messenger.
          3. For User Name: enter your Windows Live Messenger email account.
          4. For Password: enter your Windows Live Messenger password.
          5. Click Connect.
          6. Once the connection is successfully completed, click Finish.

        To remove this download:

        For Outlook 2010 32-bit, Outlook 2007, and Outlook 2003:
        • To remove the download file, delete the file OSCWL-x86-en-us.exe.

        For Outlook 2010 64-bit:
        • To remove the download file, delete the file OSCWL-x64-en-us.exe.


        To uninstall the download:

        To uninstall the Microsoft Outlook Social Connector Provider for Windows Live Messenger:
        1. On the Start menu, point to Settings and then click Control Panel.
        2. Double-click Add/Remove Programs.
        3. In the list of currently installed programs, select Microsoft Outlook Social Connector Provider for Windows Live Messenger and then click Remove or Add/Remove. If a dialog box appears, follow the instructions to remove the program.
        4. Click Yes or OK to confirm that you want to remove the program.

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