Windows live writer is the product of Microsoft, Windows live writer is one desktop blogging software. it let bloggers to write their blog post directly from this desktop software and publish on their personal or business blogs. Windows live writer is packed with a Microsoft Windows live Essentials software, which contains Messenger, Toolbar, Family Safety Tools and windows live writer as well. In fact, This software saves your bandwidth (MB’s), but how ?
using this software you can write an offline articles for your blogs then after you can publish it to internet, so there is no need to be online on an internet while writing, thus directly it will save your bandwidth. It’s the most important plus point of this type of desktop blogging software’s.
How to Download Windows live writer ?
As i stated that it’s combined software of windows live essential package. but what if you want to install windows live writer separately ? How to install it ? It’s easy right now. let me explain you that how you can install and configure windows live writer on your Windows XP enabled computer.
1) Open this link ( http://explore.live.com/windows-live-essentials-xp ) , It’s an official page of windows live essentials by Microsoft.
2) Select your primary language in which you want to download windows live writer, then click on the Download Now Button.
3) Run the setup file which you have downloaded recently, it will start customizing process of windows live essentials for windows xp. Now it will ask you to choose the program which you want to install from windows live essentials.
We have selected “Writer” option which represents as Windows Live Writer. Select your programs to install and Click on “Install” button.
4) When you complete installation, Start the program now, on startup of this program it will show splash screen..
At the first startup of Windows Live Writer it will ask you to perform an extra setup to publish directly on your blog from your desktop.
How to Setup Blog in Windows Live Writer ?
Step – 1) After starting Windows Live Writer at first startup it will display one information box as below.
Select the blog services which you want to use with your windows live writer software and click on next button to proceed on further step.
Step – 2) Now another screen will ask for your login information on that blog, don’t worry it would be secure on Microsoft, Provide it and click on next button.
Step –3) Now before going to next step see the image below.
Windows Live Writer want to download current theme of your blog for future reference, it will be used to provide online editing interface on software. so please click on yes and let software to download that files.
Step –4) Finally your blog has been setup on Windows Live Writer Software, The last screen will display as below.
Enter Your Blog Nickname and hit “Finish” Button. you are now ready to start publishing with your Windows live writer software By Microsoft.
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