Windows Live Essentials Windows Live Essentials



How to uninstall Windows Live Essentials from your PC

Windows Live Essentials is a Windows application. Read more about how to uninstall it from your computer. It was coded for Windows by Microsoft Corporation. More info about Microsoft Corporation can be found here. Click on to get more facts about Windows Live Essentials on Microsoft Corporation's website. The application is frequently found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live folder. Keep in mind that this location can vary being determined by the user's choice. The entire uninstall command line for Windows Live Essentials is C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\wlarp.exe. WindowsLiveWriter.exe is the programs's main file and it takes around 101.84 KB (104288 bytes) on disk.

The following executable files are contained in Windows Live Essentials. They take 14.27 MB (14961976 bytes) on disk.



  • companionuser.exe (53.38 KB)
  • wlcomm.exe (24.86 KB)
  • fsssvc.exe (1.42 MB)
  • fsui.exe (863.85 KB)
  • defmgr.exe (680.77 KB)
  • LangSelector.exe (337.85 KB)
  • wlarp.exe (1.15 MB)
  • wlsettings.exe (481.85 KB)
  • wlstartup.exe (601.35 KB)
  • wlmail.exe (89.87 KB)
  • WLSync.exe (1.38 MB)
  • msnmsgr.exe (4.08 MB)
  • MovieMaker.exe (108.86 KB)
  • WindowsLivePhotoViewer.exe (54.86 KB)
  • WLXAlbumDownloadWizard.exe (376.36 KB)
  • WLXCodecHost.exe (45.86 KB)
  • WLXPhotoAcquireWizard.exe (240.86 KB)
  • WLXPhotoGallery.exe (128.36 KB)
  • WLXPhotoGalleryRepair.exe (18.86 KB)
  • WLXQuickTimeControlHost.exe (114.86 KB)
  • WLXTranscode.exe (178.86 KB)
  • WLXVideoAcquireWizard.exe (668.36 KB)
  • WLXVideoCameraAutoPlayManager.exe (67.36 KB)
  • WindowsLiveSync.exe (1.12 MB)
  • WindowsLiveWriter.exe (101.84 KB)
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The current page applies to Windows Live Essentials version 15.4.3555.0308 alone. You can find below info on other versions of Windows Live Essentials:

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Numerous files, folders and registry entries can not be uninstalled when you want to remove Windows Live Essentials from your computer.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Windows Live Essentials:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live

The files below were left behind on your disk when you remove Windows Live Essentials:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Contacts\abssm.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Contacts\condb.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Contacts\conmigrate.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Contacts\conproxy.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Contacts\consync.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Contacts\liveNatTrav.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Contacts\LivePlatform.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Contacts\livetransport.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Contacts\lmcdata.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Contacts\ObjectStore.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Contacts\PresenceIM.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Contacts\wlcomm.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\defmgr.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\en\LangSelectorLang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\en\startuplang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\en\wlsettingslang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\en\wlsres.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\fr\LangSelectorLang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\fr\startuplang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\fr\wlsettingslang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\fr\wlsres.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\LangSelector.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\langselectorhc.thm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\LangSelectorLang.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\LangSelectorRes.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\settingshc.thm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\startuphc.thm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\startuplang.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\startupres.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\wlarp.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\wlsettings.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\wlsettingslang.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\wlsettingsres.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\wlshim.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\wlsres.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\wlstartup.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\wlupdate.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\ABImport.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\en\maillang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\fr\maillang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\mailacct.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\mailcomm.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\mailhc.thm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\mailimp.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\maillang.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\mailres2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\mailrt2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\msmail.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\Proof\prf0009\8\mssp7en.DLL
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\Proof\prf0009\8\mssp7en.lex
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\Proof\prf0009\8\spell.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\Proof\prf000C\2\MSSp7fr.DLL
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\Proof\prf000C\2\MSSp7fr.lex
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\Proof\prf000C\2\spell.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\smapi.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\ucspell.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\vista.thm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\wabapi.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\wcics.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\wcstore.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\wcstoreproxy.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\wcsync.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\wlmail.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\wlmfilter.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\wlmfilter.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mesh\bitswarm.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mesh\commengine.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mesh\coreclr.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mesh\en\WLSync.LocalizedResources.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mesh\encoders.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mesh\esestore.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mesh\fr\WLSync.LocalizedResources.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mesh\lkrhwlc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mesh\logging.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mesh\MeshSessions.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mesh\Microsoft.LiveFx.ResourceModel.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mesh\Microsoft.LiveFx.Runtime.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mesh\Microsoft.LiveFx.Runtime.Framework.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mesh\Microsoft.MeshOperatingEnvironment.Runtime.Client.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mesh\Microsoft.MeshOperatingEnvironment.Runtime.Client.ILFilter.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mesh\Microsoft.MeshOperatingEnvironment.Runtime.Client.Platform.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mesh\Microsoft.MeshOperatingEnvironment.Runtime.Client.WlcProxies.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mesh\Microsoft.Web.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mesh\Microsoft.WlcProfile.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mesh\MOE.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mesh\mscordaccore.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mesh\mscordbi.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mesh\mscorlib.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mesh\SqmWrapper.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mesh\System.Core.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mesh\System.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mesh\System.Runtime.Serialization.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mesh\System.Runtime.Serialization.Json.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mesh\System.ServiceModel.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mesh\System.ServiceModel.Syndication.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mesh\System.ServiceModel.Web.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mesh\System.Xml.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mesh\System.Xml.Linq.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mesh\System.Xml.Serialization.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mesh\TesClient.dll

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\032440EF5AC97F34B985A55C2AA8F133
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\WinLiveSuite

Additional registry values that you should delete:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\032440EF5AC97F34B985A55C2AA8F133\ProductName




How to remove Windows Live Essentials with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Windows Live Essentials is an application offered by the software company Microsoft Corporation. Sometimes, users want to uninstall it. This can be troublesome because doing this by hand takes some advanced knowledge regarding Windows internal functioning. One of the best SIMPLE practice to uninstall Windows Live Essentials is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and general utility to take care of your computer.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Click on the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the programs installed on your computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate Windows Live Essentials or simply click the Search field and type in "Windows Live Essentials". If it is installed on your PC the Windows Live Essentials application will be found automatically. When you select Windows Live Essentials in the list of programs, the following data regarding the program is made available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other people have regarding Windows Live Essentials, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the program you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Windows Live Essentials:


  • The web site of the application is: http://explore.live.com/windows-live-essentials
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\wlarp.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. Confirm the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Windows Live Essentials.
Uninstall Windows Live Essentials


8. After uninstalling Windows Live Essentials, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of Windows Live Essentials that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing Windows Live Essentials with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.

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  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice to remove Windows Live Essentials by Microsoft Corporation from your computer, nor are we saying that Windows Live Essentials by Microsoft Corporation is not a good application for your PC. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove Windows Live Essentials in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-18 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 19:51:17.083