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Live Mesh

A service from Microsoft that allows data to be shared and synchronized across multiple PCs and mobile devices. Introduced in 2008, users must first install the Mesh Operating Environment (MOE) client software on all their PCs. They then have 5GB of storage on the Live Mesh server to share files between their own devices or with anyone they invite. When a change is made to a file or folder, that action is applied to all connected devices. Initially available for Windows only, Mac, Linux and Windows Mobile versions are expected. See Windows Live.



Windows Live

An earlier family of free desktop and Web-based applications from Microsoft, most of which were accessed from a personalized home page or browser toolbar. Launched in 2005, Microsoft integrated and rebranded its MSN services, Hotmail email and Windows instant messaging under the "Live" umbrella.

In 2012, Microsoft began dropping the Live brand and moved the remaining applications into the Windows Essentials suite. See Windows Essentials and Office Live.

Even Bing Was a "Live Service"
Microsoft's search engine started out as MSN Search, which turned into Windows Live Search and then Live Search and finally Bing.



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live blogginglive migration
Live BookmarkLive Object
Live CDlive pause
Live CD-ROMlive person
live chatLive Photos
live contact overloadlive preview
Live Distrolive preview camera
Live DVDlive preview LCD
live helplive search
live linklive streaming

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