Windows Live Essentials Windows Live Essentials



A way to uninstall Windows Live Essentials from your PC

Windows Live Essentials is a Windows program. Read below about how to remove it from your PC. It was coded for Windows by Microsoft Corporation. Take a look here where you can find out more on Microsoft Corporation. Click on to get more data about Windows Live Essentials on Microsoft Corporation's website. The application is frequently located in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live directory (same installation drive as Windows). The full command line for uninstalling Windows Live Essentials is C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\wlarp.exe. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might get a notification for administrator rights. The application's main executable file occupies 118.41 KB (121256 bytes) on disk and is titled MovieMaker.exe.

Windows Live Essentials installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 4.65 MB (4880864 bytes) on disk.



  • wlcomm.exe (35.91 KB)
  • LangSelector.exe (321.44 KB)
  • wlarp.exe (1.23 MB)
  • wlsettings.exe (416.44 KB)
  • wlstartup.exe (593.44 KB)
  • MovieMaker.exe (118.41 KB)
  • WLXAlbumDownloadWizard.exe (283.91 KB)
  • WLXCodecHost.exe (56.44 KB)
  • WLXPhotoAcquireWizard.exe (139.41 KB)
  • WLXPhotoGallery.exe (139.44 KB)
  • WLXPhotoGalleryRepair.exe (28.94 KB)
  • WLXQuickTimeControlHost.exe (135.44 KB)
  • WLXTranscode.exe (306.94 KB)
  • WLXVideoAcquireWizard.exe (849.44 KB)
  • WLXVideoCameraAutoPlayManager.exe (77.44 KB)
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The current page applies to Windows Live Essentials version 16.4.3503.0728 alone. Click on the links below for other Windows Live Essentials versions:

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Windows Live Essentials has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live

The files below are 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.dll
  • 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\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\Photo Gallery\AlbumDownloadProtocolHandler.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\D3DCOMPILER_46.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\DmxBici.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\en\MovieMakerLang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\en\RegRes.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\en\WLFacebookPlugin.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\en\WLFlickrPlugin.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\en\WLVimeoPlugin.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\en\WLXAlbumDownloadWizardResources.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\en\WLXMediaPublishSubscribe.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\en\WLXPhotoAcq.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\en\WLXPhotoLibraryDuiResourcesLocalized.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\en\WLXSendMail.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\en\WLXSlideshow.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\en\WLXVideoAcquireWizardResources.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\en\WLYouTubePlugin.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\Imaging.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MetadataSys.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\Microsoft.WindowsLive.PublishPlugins.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\Microsoft.WindowsLive.SubscribePlugins.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMaker.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerCore.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerLang.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerPreviewClient.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\AudioClipTemplate.wlmx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\AudioFadeEffectTemplate.wlmx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\BarsHorizontalTransitionTemplate.wlmx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\BarsVerticalTransitionTemplate.wlmx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\BasicScrollingTextScript.wlms
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\BigZoomTextScript.wlms
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\BlackAndWhiteEffectTemplate.wlmx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\BlackAndWhiteThemeScript.wlms
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\BlurSmallEffectTemplate.wlmx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\BlurThroughBlackTransitionTemplate.wlmx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\BlurTransitionTemplate.wlmx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\BowTieHorizontalTransitionTemplate.wlmx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\BowTieVerticalTransitionTemplate.wlmx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\BrightnessEffectTemplate.wlmx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\BWOrangeEffectTemplate.wlmx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\BWRedEffectTemplate.wlmx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\BWYellowEffectTemplate.wlmx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\CheckerboardTransitionTemplate.wlmx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\CinematicBlurTransitionTemplate.wlmx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\CinematicCaption1TextScript.wlms
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\CinematicCaption2LeftTextScript.wlms
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\CinematicCaption2RightTextScript.wlms
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\CinematicCreditsLeftTextScript.wlms
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\CinematicCreditsRightTextScript.wlms
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\CinematicEffectTemplate.wlmx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\CinematicFadeThroughGrayTransitionTemplate.wlmx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\CinematicOverlayLeftHighEffectTemplate.wlmx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\CinematicOverlayLeftLowEffectTemplate.wlmx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\CinematicOverlayRightHighEffectTemplate.wlmx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\CinematicOverlayRightLowEffectTemplate.wlmx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\CinematicThemeScript.wlms
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\CinematicTitleTextScript.wlms
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\CirclesTransitionTemplate.wlmx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\CircleTransitionTemplate.wlmx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\Contemporary1TransitionTemplate.wlmx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\Contemporary2TransitionTemplate.wlmx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\Contemporary5TransitionTemplate.wlmx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\Contemporary6TransitionTemplate.wlmx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\Contemporary7TransitionTemplate.wlmx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\Contemporary8TransitionTemplate.wlmx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\ContemporaryDropDown1TextScript.wlms
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\ContemporaryDropDown2TextScript.wlms
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMakerTemplates\ContemporaryFade1TextScript.wlms

Many times the following registry keys will not be removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\114613648D0886F4188196E650CF1E99
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\WinLiveSuite

Supplementary values that are not removed:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMaker.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MovieMaker.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\WLXPhotoGallery.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\WLXPhotoGallery.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\114613648D0886F4188196E650CF1E99\ProductName




A way to delete Windows Live Essentials using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Windows Live Essentials is a program marketed by Microsoft Corporation. Frequently, people choose to remove this program. This is troublesome because performing this by hand takes some skill regarding removing Windows applications by hand. The best SIMPLE way to remove 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 a very potent uninstaller and all around utility to maximize the performance of your system.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the programs existing on your PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate Windows Live Essentials or simply click the Search feature and type in "Windows Live Essentials". If it is installed on your PC the Windows Live Essentials program will be found very quickly. Notice that when you click Windows Live Essentials in the list of programs, some information about the program is available to you:


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


  • The publisher is: http://explore.live.com/windows-live-essentials
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\wlarp.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. accept the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Windows Live Essentials.
Uninstall Windows Live Essentials


8. After uninstalling Windows Live Essentials, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Windows Live Essentials which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Windows Live Essentials with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
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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, we are not saying that Windows Live Essentials by Microsoft Corporation is not a good application for your computer. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove Windows Live Essentials supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-18 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 19:56:27.627