Windows Live Essentials Windows Live Essentials



How to uninstall Windows Live Essentials from your system

Windows Live Essentials is a Windows program. Read more about how to remove it from your computer. It is developed by Microsoft Corporation. Additional info about Microsoft Corporation can be found here. You can see more info about Windows Live Essentials at . Windows Live Essentials is commonly set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live folder, however this location may differ a lot depending on the user's decision while installing the application. The full command line for removing Windows Live Essentials is C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\wlarp.exe. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may receive a notification for administrator rights. Windows Live Essentials's primary file takes around 101.84 KB (104288 bytes) and its name is WindowsLiveWriter.exe.

The executables below are part of Windows Live Essentials. They take about 145.43 MB (152489168 bytes) on disk.



  • wlcomm.exe (24.86 KB)
  • defmgr.exe (680.77 KB)
  • LangSelector.exe (337.85 KB)
  • wlarp.exe (1.15 MB)
  • wlsettings.exe (481.85 KB)
  • wlstartup.exe (604.85 KB)
  • wlmail.exe (89.87 KB)
  • 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)
  • wlsetup-all.exe (134.85 MB)
  • WindowsLiveWriter.exe (101.84 KB)
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This info is about Windows Live Essentials version 15.4.3538.0513 alone. Click on the links below for other Windows Live Essentials versions:

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Some files, folders and registry data can not be deleted when you want 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

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\ar\LangSelectorLang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\ar\startuplang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\ar\wlsettingslang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\ar\wlsres.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\bg\LangSelectorLang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\bg\startuplang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\bg\wlsettingslang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\bg\wlsres.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\ca\LangSelectorLang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\ca\startuplang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\ca\wlsettingslang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\ca\wlsres.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\cs\LangSelectorLang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\cs\startuplang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\cs\wlsettingslang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\cs\wlsres.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\da\LangSelectorLang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\da\startuplang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\da\wlsettingslang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\da\wlsres.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\de\LangSelectorLang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\de\startuplang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\de\wlsettingslang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\de\wlsres.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\defmgr.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\el\LangSelectorLang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\el\startuplang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\el\wlsettingslang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\el\wlsres.dll.mui
  • 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\es\LangSelectorLang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\es\startuplang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\es\wlsettingslang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\es\wlsres.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\fi\LangSelectorLang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\fi\startuplang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\fi\wlsettingslang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\fi\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\he\LangSelectorLang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\he\startuplang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\he\wlsettingslang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\he\wlsres.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\hr\LangSelectorLang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\hr\startuplang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\hr\wlsettingslang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\hr\wlsres.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\hu\LangSelectorLang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\hu\startuplang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\hu\wlsettingslang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\hu\wlsres.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\it\LangSelectorLang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\it\startuplang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\it\wlsettingslang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\it\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\nl\LangSelectorLang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\nl\startuplang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\nl\wlsettingslang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\nl\wlsres.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\no\LangSelectorLang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\no\startuplang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\no\wlsettingslang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\no\wlsres.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\pl\LangSelectorLang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\pl\startuplang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\pl\wlsettingslang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\pl\wlsres.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\pt-br\LangSelectorLang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\pt-br\startuplang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\pt-br\wlsettingslang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\pt-br\wlsres.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\pt-pt\LangSelectorLang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\pt-pt\startuplang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\pt-pt\wlsettingslang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\pt-pt\wlsres.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\ro\LangSelectorLang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\ro\startuplang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\ro\wlsettingslang.dll.mui

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\032440EF5AC97F34B985A55C2AA8F133
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\0E1C27B31A626F0458615DC056D1BFC3
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\0EE4E59FE6C037246B9B19DFF670D167
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\35150B604E79E7241B8A0E896F5C5EF2
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\36B538718038F724C85F7DE6D0F54E75
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\36BD40A418F84FE4D990162A50E74F91
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\77534B3441520EC41BA4E7581CC74035
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\7B435DBA159EE074292CDCA51F377562
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\87F7FEEF6785B8345B454CCC24A63420
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\99BA1946E11ADF145A7E23EDA890B7E8
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\9F114A485A04ADC4FB640EF9BBB23C31
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\A4E3D72868107B848910D7E1D94DC070
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\AA0FD014D288D054E9B15F93A7FCAF08
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\B5059F0FFCA3851439110D821563AA00
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\B53C70A248384AD4A95944B2C6980A37
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\B88C26EFB524EDB4B807DCA53E8B1367
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\ECACF10CD3CC2A94DA2C85A39458C785
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\ECF99F7130F8934468A0525C5A34E481
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\F0E19FED662DD3546B2FB10A204BC06B
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\F502DA0B0D064804FA8B439D7A609D8A
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\F9B7C1D7447288341B82C5578BCBCC48
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\FB3C816B2415036418DD9F86469FC7E7
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\WinLiveSuite

Registry values that are not removed from your computer:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\032440EF5AC97F34B985A55C2AA8F133\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\0E1C27B31A626F0458615DC056D1BFC3\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\0EE4E59FE6C037246B9B19DFF670D167\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\35150B604E79E7241B8A0E896F5C5EF2\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\36B538718038F724C85F7DE6D0F54E75\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\36BD40A418F84FE4D990162A50E74F91\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\77534B3441520EC41BA4E7581CC74035\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\7B435DBA159EE074292CDCA51F377562\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\87F7FEEF6785B8345B454CCC24A63420\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\99BA1946E11ADF145A7E23EDA890B7E8\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\9F114A485A04ADC4FB640EF9BBB23C31\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\A4E3D72868107B848910D7E1D94DC070\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\AA0FD014D288D054E9B15F93A7FCAF08\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\B5059F0FFCA3851439110D821563AA00\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\B53C70A248384AD4A95944B2C6980A37\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\B88C26EFB524EDB4B807DCA53E8B1367\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\ECACF10CD3CC2A94DA2C85A39458C785\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\ECF99F7130F8934468A0525C5A34E481\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\F0E19FED662DD3546B2FB10A204BC06B\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\F502DA0B0D064804FA8B439D7A609D8A\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\F9B7C1D7447288341B82C5578BCBCC48\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\FB3C816B2415036418DD9F86469FC7E7\ProductName




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

Windows Live Essentials is an application by Microsoft Corporation. Frequently, computer users decide to erase this program. Sometimes this is efortful because doing this by hand requires some knowledge related to removing Windows programs manually. One of the best EASY way to erase Windows Live Essentials is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around 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 interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows tool.

3. Click on the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the programs existing on your computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Windows Live Essentials or simply click the Search field and type in "Windows Live Essentials". If it exists on your system the Windows Live Essentials application will be found automatically. After you select Windows Live Essentials in the list of apps, some information about the program is available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have about Windows Live Essentials, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance 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 window will appear. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Windows Live Essentials.
Uninstall Windows Live Essentials


8. After removing Windows Live Essentials, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to start 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 uninstalling Windows Live Essentials using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, 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

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows (6.4)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall 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. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Windows Live Essentials in case 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' PCs.

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

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 19:41:54.183