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Windows 7 Made Simple by Kevin Otnes

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Windows Live Writer

Ideally, when you are writing a blog, you don't want to spend a lot of time formatting, editing, and laying out your articles. So anything that helps you focus on the content is a real help. Windows Live Writer provides a small editing program that makes writing your blog entry as easy as writing an e-mail message. It works with most major blog services, such as WordPress, SharePoint, Windows Live Spaces, Blogger, TypePad, and more. It allows you to draft, preview, and publish your blog article.

Setting up Windows Live Writer

To set up Windows Live Writer for authoring your blog:

  1. Click the Start button, click All Programs, click the Windows Live folder, and then click Windows Live Writer, as shown in Figure 7-63.

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