Windows Live Essentials Windows Live Essentials



A way to uninstall Windows Live Essentials from your computer

This web page contains detailed information on how to remove Windows Live Essentials for Windows. The Windows release was created by Microsoft Corporation. Open here for more details on Microsoft Corporation. More details about the program Windows Live Essentials can be found at . Windows Live Essentials is normally installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live directory, but this location can differ a lot depending on the user's choice when installing the program. 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 receive a notification for administrator rights. The application's main executable file has a size of 119.00 KB (121856 bytes) on disk and is labeled MovieMaker.exe.

The executable files below are installed alongside Windows Live Essentials. They take about 4.66 MB (4888432 bytes) on disk.



  • wlcomm.exe (36.48 KB)
  • LangSelector.exe (322.00 KB)
  • wlarp.exe (1.23 MB)
  • wlsettings.exe (417.00 KB)
  • wlstartup.exe (594.00 KB)
  • MovieMaker.exe (119.00 KB)
  • WLXAlbumDownloadWizard.exe (284.48 KB)
  • WLXCodecHost.exe (56.98 KB)
  • WLXPhotoAcquireWizard.exe (139.98 KB)
  • WLXPhotoGallery.exe (139.98 KB)
  • WLXPhotoGalleryRepair.exe (29.48 KB)
  • WLXQuickTimeControlHost.exe (135.98 KB)
  • WLXTranscode.exe (307.48 KB)
  • WLXVideoAcquireWizard.exe (850.00 KB)
  • WLXVideoCameraAutoPlayManager.exe (77.98 KB)
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This web page is about Windows Live Essentials version 16.4.3508.0205 only. You can find here a few links to other Windows Live Essentials releases:

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If you are manually uninstalling Windows Live Essentials we recommend you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Directories found on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live

Files remaining:
  • 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 uninstalled:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\29C490E5882634F4AAA94D250D12F8F3
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\WinLiveSuite

Open regedit.exe to delete the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • 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\29C490E5882634F4AAA94D250D12F8F3\ProductName




How to uninstall Windows Live Essentials from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Windows Live Essentials is an application offered by the software company Microsoft Corporation. Frequently, people want to uninstall it. Sometimes this can be troublesome because removing this manually takes some experience regarding Windows program uninstallation. One of the best QUICK action to uninstall Windows Live Essentials is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around utility to clean your computer.

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

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the programs installed on your computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate Windows Live Essentials or simply activate the Search field and type in "Windows Live Essentials". If it exists on your system the Windows Live Essentials program will be found automatically. When you click Windows Live Essentials in the list of applications, some information regarding the application is made available to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have regarding Windows Live Essentials, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you want to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Windows Live Essentials:


  • The software company 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 window asking you to confirm will show up. accept the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Windows Live Essentials.
Uninstall Windows Live Essentials


8. After uninstalling Windows Live Essentials, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong Windows Live Essentials which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Windows Live Essentials using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your system will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.

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Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation 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 PC. This page only contains detailed info on how to remove Windows Live Essentials supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-18 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 20:38:12.260