Window Essentials constitute few software which are at it for the work. It constitute important software free of cost - Photo Gallery and Movie Maker, Messenger, Mail, Live Writer, MS SkyDrive, and Family Safety. Window Essentials are not much advertised so many people do not know.
As soon as you start installing the software, you will have option to select which software you want to install. Select whatever essential software you want to install, otherwise it will install all six software mentioned above.