Windows Live Windows Live

A guide to uninstall Windows Live from your PC

Windows Live is a Windows application. Read more about how to uninstall it from your computer. It is produced by Microsoft Corporation. Check out here for more information on Microsoft Corporation. More data about the program Windows Live can be found at . The application is frequently placed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live directory. Keep in mind that this path can differ depending on the user's preference. The complete uninstall command line for Windows Live is C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\wlarp.exe. MovieMaker.exe is the Windows Live's main executable file and it occupies about 119.00 KB (121856 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are installed along with Windows Live. They take about 4.66 MB (4888576 bytes) on disk.

  • wlcomm.exe (36.50 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 (284.50 KB)
  • WLXCodecHost.exe (57.00 KB)
  • WLXPhotoAcquireWizard.exe (140.00 KB)
  • WLXPhotoGallery.exe (140.00 KB)
  • WLXPhotoGalleryRepair.exe (29.50 KB)
  • WLXQuickTimeControlHost.exe (136.00 KB)
  • WLXTranscode.exe (307.50 KB)
  • WLXVideoAcquireWizard.exe (850.00 KB)
  • WLXVideoCameraAutoPlayManager.exe (78.00 KB) to view all...

This page is about Windows Live version 16.4.3505.0912 only. Click on the links below for other Windows Live versions: to view all...
If planning to uninstall Windows Live you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Windows Live

The files below were left behind on your disk by Windows Live's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\de\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\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\Writer\Dictionaries\mssp7fr.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\Dictionaries\mssp7fr.dub
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\Dictionaries\mssp7fr.lex
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\Dictionaries\mssp7ge.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\Dictionaries\mssp7GE.dub
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\Dictionaries\mssp7GE.lex
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\Dictionaries\mssp7it.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\Dictionaries\mssp7IT.dub
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\Dictionaries\mssp7IT.lex
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live\Bici\_00.sqm
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live\Bici\_01.sqm
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live\Bici\_02.sqm
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live\Bici\_03.sqm
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live\Bici\_04.sqm
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live\Bici\_05.sqm
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live\Bici\_06.sqm
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live\Bici\_07.sqm
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live\Bici\_08.sqm
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live\Bici\_09.sqm
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live\Bici\_10.sqm
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live\Bici\_11.sqm
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live\Bici\Bici10_00.sqm
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live\Bici\Bici10_01.sqm
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live\Bici\Bici5_00.sqm
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live\SqmApi\SqmData19_01.sqm
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live\SqmApi\SqmData19_02.sqm
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live\SqmApi\SqmData19_03.sqm
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live\SqmApi\SqmData19_04.sqm
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live\SqmApi\SqmData19_05.sqm
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live\SqmApi\SqmData720896_00.sqm
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live\SqmApi\SqmData720896_01.sqm
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live\SqmApi\SqmData720896_02.sqm

Many times the following registry data will not be uninstalled:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows Live
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Clients\Mail\Windows Live Mail
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Clients\News\Windows Live Mail
  • 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

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

Windows Live is an application offered by Microsoft Corporation. Frequently, computer users decide to erase it. Sometimes this is hard because uninstalling this manually takes some skill regarding removing Windows applications by hand. The best EASY manner to erase Windows Live is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around utility to clean your Windows system.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire the program's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications installed on your computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate Windows Live or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Windows Live". The Windows Live app will be found very quickly. When you click Windows Live in the list , the following information about the program is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about Windows Live, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Windows Live:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\wlarp.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Windows Live.
Uninstall Windows Live

8. After uninstalling Windows Live, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong Windows Live that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Windows Live with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

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

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
Software Application


This page is not a piece of advice to remove Windows Live by Microsoft Corporation from your computer, nor are we saying that Windows Live by Microsoft Corporation is not a good application for your computer. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove Windows Live in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 16:47:50.223