Windows Live Essentials Windows Live Essentials



How to uninstall Windows Live Essentials from your PC

You can find on this page detailed information on how to uninstall Windows Live Essentials for Windows. It was created for Windows by Microsoft Corporation. You can read more on Microsoft Corporation or check for application updates here. Please follow if you want to read more on Windows Live Essentials on Microsoft Corporation's website. The application is usually installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live folder. Keep in mind that this path can vary being determined by the user's choice. C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\wlarp.exe is the full command line if you want to remove Windows Live Essentials. WindowsLiveWriter.exe is the programs's main file and it takes circa 101.84 KB (104288 bytes) on disk.

Windows Live Essentials contains of the executables below. They take 13.18 MB (13824848 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 (604.35 KB)
  • wlmail.exe (89.87 KB)
  • MOE.exe (69.84 KB)
  • WLSync.exe (1.38 MB)
  • msnmsgr.exe (4.04 MB)
  • MovieMaker.exe (108.86 KB)
  • WindowsLivePhotoViewer.exe (54.86 KB)
  • WLXAlbumDownloadWizard.exe (374.36 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)
  • WindowsLiveWriter.exe (101.84 KB)
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The current page applies to Windows Live Essentials version 15.4.3508.1109 alone. For more Windows Live Essentials versions please click below:

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Many files, folders and Windows registry entries can be left behind when you remove Windows Live Essentials from your PC.

Folders that were left behind:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live

The files below remain 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\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\RemoteActiveX\blackpipe.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\RemoteActiveX\commengine.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\RemoteActiveX\en\WLRemoteResource.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\RemoteActiveX\encoders.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\RemoteActiveX\lkrhwlc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\RemoteActiveX\logging.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\RemoteActiveX\rdpcorewlc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\RemoteActiveX\sqmapi.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\RemoteActiveX\utilclasses.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\RemoteActiveX\wlcmstscax.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\RemoteActiveX\WLRemoteActiveX.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\RemoteActiveX\WLRemoteResource.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Shared\en\uxctlloc.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Shared\en\wliduxloc.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Shared\sqmapi.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Shared\uxcalendar.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Shared\uxcontacts.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Shared\uxcore.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Shared\uxctl.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Shared\uxctlhc.thm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Shared\uxctlloc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Shared\wlbici.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Shared\wldcore.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Shared\wldlog.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Shared\wlidux.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Shared\wliduxhc.thm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Shared\wliduxloc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\SOXE\wlsoxe.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\ContentEditor.tlb
  • 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\WindowsLive.Writer.Localization.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\en\WindowsLiveWriterShortcuts.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\html\loading.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\html\map.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\html\map-preview.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\template\default.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\template\defaultstyle.css
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\WeblogPost.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\WindowsLive.Client.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\WindowsLive.Writer.Api.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\WindowsLive.Writer.ApplicationFramework.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\WindowsLive.Writer.BlogClient.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\WindowsLive.Writer.BrowserControl.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\WindowsLive.Writer.Controls.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\WindowsLive.Writer.CoreServices.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\WindowsLive.Writer.Extensibility.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\WindowsLive.Writer.FileDestinations.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\WindowsLive.Writer.HtmlEditor.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\WindowsLive.Writer.HtmlParser.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\WindowsLive.Writer.Instrumentation.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\WindowsLive.Writer.Interop.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\WindowsLive.Writer.Interop.Mshtml.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\WindowsLive.Writer.Interop.SHDocVw.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\WindowsLive.Writer.Localization.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\WindowsLive.Writer.Mshtml.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\WindowsLive.Writer.Passport.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\WindowsLive.Writer.PostEditor.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\WindowsLive.Writer.SpellChecker.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\WindowsLiveLocal.WriterPlugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\WindowsLiveWriter.Application.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\WindowsLiveWriter.Application.tlb
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\WindowsLiveWriter.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\WindowsLiveWriter.Filter_x64.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\WindowsLiveWriter.Ribbon.dll

Registry that is not removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\032440EF5AC97F34B985A55C2AA8F133
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\WinLiveSuite

Registry values that are not removed from your PC:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\032440EF5AC97F34B985A55C2AA8F133\ProductName




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

Windows Live Essentials is an application marketed by the software company Microsoft Corporation. Some people want to remove this program. This can be troublesome because doing this manually takes some know-how regarding Windows internal functioning. One of the best QUICK procedure 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 good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general utility to clean your Windows PC.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


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


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

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find 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 application will be found automatically. Notice that after you select Windows Live Essentials in the list of apps, some data regarding the application is available to you:


  • Star 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 application you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Windows Live Essentials:


  • The web site of the program 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 removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Windows Live Essentials.
Uninstall Windows Live Essentials


8. After uninstalling Windows Live Essentials, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to perform 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 uninstalling Windows Live Essentials using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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

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Geographical user distribution

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

This page 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 page only 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 discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

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

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 19:35:05.343