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A way to uninstall Windows Live Essentials from your system

Windows Live Essentials is a software application. This page holds details on how to uninstall it from your computer. It was developed for Windows by Microsoft Corporation. Go over here where you can read more on Microsoft Corporation. Click on to get more information about Windows Live Essentials on Microsoft Corporation's website. The program is often found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live directory. Take into account that this location can vary depending on the user's choice. Windows Live Essentials's full uninstall command line is C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\wlarp.exe. MovieMaker.exe is the Windows Live Essentials's main executable file and it occupies approximately 119.19 KB (122048 bytes) on disk.

The executables below are part of Windows Live Essentials. They take an average of 4.66 MB (4891504 bytes) on disk.



  • wlcomm.exe (36.70 KB)
  • LangSelector.exe (322.19 KB)
  • wlarp.exe (1.23 MB)
  • wlsettings.exe (417.19 KB)
  • wlstartup.exe (594.19 KB)
  • MovieMaker.exe (119.19 KB)
  • WLXAlbumDownloadWizard.exe (284.70 KB)
  • WLXCodecHost.exe (57.19 KB)
  • WLXPhotoAcquireWizard.exe (140.20 KB)
  • WLXPhotoGallery.exe (140.20 KB)
  • WLXPhotoGalleryRepair.exe (29.70 KB)
  • WLXQuickTimeControlHost.exe (136.19 KB)
  • WLXTranscode.exe (307.70 KB)
  • WLXVideoAcquireWizard.exe (850.19 KB)
  • WLXVideoCameraAutoPlayManager.exe (78.19 KB)
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The information on this page is only about version 16.4.3528.0331 of Windows Live Essentials. Click on the links below for other Windows Live Essentials versions:

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Some files, folders and registry entries will not be uninstalled when you are trying to remove Windows Live Essentials from your PC.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall Windows Live Essentials from your PC:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live

Generally, the following files are left on disk:
  • 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\en-gb\LangSelectorLang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\en-gb\startuplang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\en-gb\wlsettingslang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\en-gb\wlsres.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\en-gb\maillang.dll.mui
  • 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\Messenger\en-gb\msgslang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Messenger\en-gb\ShareAnythingControllang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Messenger\MUI\0809\uccapires.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Messenger\scenex.mct
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Messenger\sounds.mct
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Messenger\usertiles.mct
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Messenger\winks.mct
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\en-gb\MovieMakerLang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\en-gb\RegRes.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\en-gb\WLFacebookPlugin.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\en-gb\WLFlickrPlugin.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\en-gb\WLVimeoPlugin.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\en-gb\WLXAlbumDownloadWizardResources.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\en-gb\WLXMediaPublishSubscribe.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\en-gb\WLXPhotoAcq.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\en-gb\WLXPhotoLibraryDuiResourcesLocalized.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\en-gb\WLXSendMail.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\en-gb\WLXSlideshow.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\en-gb\WLXVideoAcquireWizardResources.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\en-gb\WLYouTubePlugin.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Shared\en-gb\uxctlloc.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Shared\en-gb\wliduxloc.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\Dictionaries\mso.acl
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\Dictionaries\mssp7en.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\Dictionaries\mssp7en.dub
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\Dictionaries\mssp7en.lex
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\en-gb\WindowsLive.Writer.Localization.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\en-gb\WindowsLiveWriterShortcuts.dll.mui

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\7A036F8F98765D446835B37269C93F73
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\D9185B6607EDEB244BF079F8AB2154E2
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\WinLiveSuite

Registry values that are not removed from your PC:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\PhotoViewerShimx64.dll.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\7A036F8F98765D446835B37269C93F73\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\D9185B6607EDEB244BF079F8AB2154E2\ProductName




A way to uninstall Windows Live Essentials from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Windows Live Essentials is an application marketed by Microsoft Corporation. Frequently, users want to remove this application. This is easier said than done because performing this by hand requires some advanced knowledge regarding Windows internal functioning. The best EASY manner 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 Windows system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around tool to take care of your Windows system.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the programs installed on your computer will be made available to you

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


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other people have regarding Windows Live Essentials, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you are about 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 page will appear. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. 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 Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.

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Geographical user distribution

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  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to remove Windows Live Essentials by Microsoft Corporation from your PC, nor are we saying that Windows Live Essentials by Microsoft Corporation is not a good application for your PC. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove Windows Live Essentials in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and 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 19:45:35.163