Downloading windows Live Essentials without using the web installer

When you need to download the Windows Live messenger and the other tools that come with it, Microsoft offers you a web installer which downloads the selected components from the web and then installs it on the PC.
If you are in a situation where you need to install it on a PC without internet (or offline for some reason) you are in some trouble.

But if you have an internet connection elsewhere which can manage a few 100 MBs, there is a workaround which you can use.
Go to the live downloader and select to download the typical way. The site will give you a link which will download the web installer. Copy that download link and replace the wlsetup-web.exe with wlsetup-all.exe.

That will give you the whole 135MB package with all the components which you can install offline anytime.

Hope this helps.

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