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A guide to uninstall Windows Live from your PC

You can find below detailed information on how to uninstall Windows Live for Windows. The Windows release was developed by Microsoft Corporation. More information about Microsoft Corporation can be found here. More details about the application Windows Live can be seen at . The program is usually located in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live directory (same installation drive as Windows). You can remove Windows Live by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\wlarp.exe. Note that you might get a notification for administrator rights. Windows Live's main file takes around 99.69 KB (102080 bytes) and is named wlmail.exe.

The executable files below are part of Windows Live. They occupy an average of 8.84 MB (9266424 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)
  • wlmail.exe (99.69 KB)
  • msnmsgr.exe (4.07 MB)
  • 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 current web page applies to Windows Live version 16.4.3528.0331 only. You can find below info on other versions of Windows Live:

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After the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the PC. Part_A few of these are shown below.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Windows Live:
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Messaging_8wekyb3d8bbwe\LocalState\live#3aracoon.ch
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Windows Live

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall Windows Live:
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live Movie Maker\edb.chk
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live Movie Maker\edb.log
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live Movie Maker\edbres00001.jrs
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live Movie Maker\edbres00002.jrs
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live Movie Maker\edbtmp.log
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live Movie Maker\SqmApi\SqmSessionData-NoOptIn-MovieMaker-00.sqm
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live Movie Maker\SqmApi\SqmSessionData-NoOptIn-MovieMaker-01.sqm
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live Movie Maker\WLMMDB.wlmi
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live Photo Gallery\Pictures.pd6
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live\Bici\_00.sqm
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live\Bici\_01.sqm
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live\Bici\_02.sqm
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live\Bici\_03.sqm
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live\Bici\Bici5_00.sqm
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live\Installer\Catalog\short.xml
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live\SqmApi\SqmData21_00.sqm
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Messaging_8wekyb3d8bbwe\LocalState\live#3aracoon.ch\bistats.db
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Messaging_8wekyb3d8bbwe\LocalState\live#3aracoon.ch\bistats.lock
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Messaging_8wekyb3d8bbwe\LocalState\live#3aracoon.ch\config.lck
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Messaging_8wekyb3d8bbwe\LocalState\live#3aracoon.ch\config.xml
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Messaging_8wekyb3d8bbwe\LocalState\live#3aracoon.ch\eascache.db
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Messaging_8wekyb3d8bbwe\LocalState\live#3aracoon.ch\eascache.lock
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Messaging_8wekyb3d8bbwe\LocalState\live#3aracoon.ch\main.db
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Messaging_8wekyb3d8bbwe\LocalState\live#3aracoon.ch\main.lock
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Messaging_8wekyb3d8bbwe\LocalState\live#3aracoon.ch\media_messaging\emo_cache_v2\asyncdb\cache_db.db
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Messaging_8wekyb3d8bbwe\LocalState\live#3aracoon.ch\media_messaging\emo_cache_v2\index_v1.lru
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Messaging_8wekyb3d8bbwe\LocalState\live#3aracoon.ch\media_messaging\emo_cache_v2\journal.lru
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Messaging_8wekyb3d8bbwe\LocalState\live#3aracoon.ch\media_messaging\emo_cache_v2\w4b4a007d331244a1ab2e45457708c8b7^efr-CH_pesconfig
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Messaging_8wekyb3d8bbwe\LocalState\live#3aracoon.ch\media_messaging\media_cache_v3\asyncdb\cache_db.db
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Messaging_8wekyb3d8bbwe\LocalState\live#3aracoon.ch\media_messaging\media_cache_v3\index_v1.lru
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Messaging_8wekyb3d8bbwe\LocalState\live#3aracoon.ch\media_messaging\media_cache_v3\journal.lru
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Messaging_8wekyb3d8bbwe\LocalState\live#3aracoon.ch\media_messaging\storage_db\asyncdb\storage_db.db
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Messaging_8wekyb3d8bbwe\LocalState\live#3aracoon.ch\msn.db
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Messaging_8wekyb3d8bbwe\LocalState\live#3aracoon.ch\msn.lock
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Messaging_8wekyb3d8bbwe\LocalState\live#3aracoon.ch\relays.db
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Messaging_8wekyb3d8bbwe\LocalState\live#3aracoon.ch\statistics.db
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Messaging_8wekyb3d8bbwe\LocalState\live#3aracoon.ch\statistics.lock
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Windows Live\uxcore_MovieMaker_00.etl
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Windows Live\uxcore_WLSettings_00.etl
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Windows Live\uxcore_wlstartup_00.etl
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Local\Windows Live\uxcore_WLXPGSS_00.etl
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\lw0c1zbz.default\extensions\{b2e69492-2358-071a-7056-24ad0c3defb1}\chrome\skin\img\icon-menu-import-live.png
  • C:\UserNames\Jean-Claude\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\lw0c1zbz.default\extensions\{b2e69492-2358-071a-7056-24ad0c3defb1}\chrome\skin\img\icon-menu-import-live-dark.png

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_UserName\Software\Microsoft\AuthCookies\Live
  • HKEY_CURRENT_UserName\Software\Microsoft\Windows Live
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Live Software Inc
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\AutoConfigDomains\live.be
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\AutoConfigDomains\LIVE.CA
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\AutoConfigDomains\LIVE.CL
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\AutoConfigDomains\LIVE.CN
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\AutoConfigDomains\LIVE.CO.IN
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\AutoConfigDomains\LIVE.CO.KR
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\AutoConfigDomains\LIVE.CO.UK
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\AutoConfigDomains\LIVE.CO.ZA
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\AutoConfigDomains\LIVE.COM
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\AutoConfigDomains\LIVE.DE
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\AutoConfigDomains\LIVE.DK
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\AutoConfigDomains\LIVE.FR
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\AutoConfigDomains\LIVE.HK
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\AutoConfigDomains\LIVE.IE
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\AutoConfigDomains\live.in
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\AutoConfigDomains\LIVE.IT
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\AutoConfigDomains\LIVE.JP
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\AutoConfigDomains\LIVE.MA
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\AutoConfigDomains\LIVE.NL
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\AutoConfigDomains\LIVE.NO
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\AutoConfigDomains\LIVE.PH
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\AutoConfigDomains\LIVE.RU
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\AutoConfigDomains\LIVE.SE
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\AutoConfigDomains\tw.live.com
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\OnlineProviders\Windows Live Identity Provider
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\SystemCertificates\Windows Live ID Token Issuer
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows Live
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\WinLiveSuite

Open regedit.exe to remove 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




A way to uninstall Windows Live from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Windows Live is an application marketed by Microsoft Corporation. Sometimes, computer users decide to uninstall it. Sometimes this is hard because deleting this manually takes some experience regarding Windows program uninstallation. The best QUICK way to uninstall Windows Live 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 on your Windows system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general utility to take care of your Windows PC.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


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

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Windows Live or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Windows Live". The Windows Live program will be found very quickly. After you click Windows Live in the list of programs, some data regarding the program is available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have regarding Windows Live, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Windows Live:


  • The publisher 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 page will show up. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Windows Live.
Uninstall Windows Live


8. After removing Windows Live, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong Windows Live which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Windows Live using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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

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Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to remove Windows Live by Microsoft Corporation from your PC, we are not saying that Windows Live by Microsoft Corporation is not a good application for your computer. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove Windows Live 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' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 21:32:47.437