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A guide to uninstall Windows Live Essentials from your computer

Windows Live Essentials is a Windows application. Read below about how to uninstall it from your PC. The Windows version was developed by Microsoft Corporation. Check out here for more details on Microsoft Corporation. Click on to get more data about Windows Live Essentials on Microsoft Corporation's website. Windows Live Essentials is usually set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live folder, however this location may vary a lot depending on the user's decision when installing the application. You can remove Windows Live Essentials 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 receive a notification for administrator rights. Windows Live Essentials's main file takes about 101.84 KB (104288 bytes) and is named WindowsLiveWriter.exe.

The executables below are part of Windows Live Essentials. They occupy about 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 information on this page is only about version 15.4.3502.0922 of Windows Live Essentials. You can find below a few links to other Windows Live Essentials releases:

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Windows Live Essentials has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Windows Live Essentials:
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall Windows Live Essentials:
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Companion\companioncore.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Companion\companionhi.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Companion\companionlang.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Companion\companionres.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Companion\companionuser.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Companion\de\companionlang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Companion\sqmapi.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Family Safety\de\fsui.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Family Safety\fsapi.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Family Safety\fsapi.tlb
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Family Safety\fsssvc.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Family Safety\fsssvcps.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Family Safety\fsui.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Family Safety\fsui.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Family Safety\fsuihc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Family Safety\fsuires.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Family Safety\imageclassifier.bin
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Family Safety\NBFeatures.bin
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Family Safety\StaticUrlList.bin
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Family Safety\WFP\fssfltr.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Family Safety\WFP\fssfltr.sys
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Installer\de\wlsres.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Installer\defmgr.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Installer\LangSelector.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Installer\langselectorhc.thm
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Installer\LangSelectorLang.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Installer\LangSelectorRes.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Installer\settingshc.thm
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Installer\startuphc.thm
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Installer\startuplang.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Installer\startupres.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Installer\wlarp.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Installer\wlsettings.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Installer\wlsettingslang.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Installer\wlsettingsres.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Installer\wlshim.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Installer\wlsres.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Installer\wlstartup.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Installer\wlupdate.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mail\wlmimefilter32.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\bitswarm.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\blackpipe.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\commengine.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\coreclr.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\de\WLSync.LocalizedResources.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\encoders.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\esestore.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\lkrhwlc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\logging.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\MeshSessions.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\Microsoft.LiveFx.ResourceModel.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\Microsoft.LiveFx.Runtime.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\Microsoft.LiveFx.Runtime.Framework.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\Microsoft.MeshOperatingEnvironment.Runtime.Client.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\Microsoft.MeshOperatingEnvironment.Runtime.Client.ILFilter.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\Microsoft.MeshOperatingEnvironment.Runtime.Client.Platform.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\Microsoft.MeshOperatingEnvironment.Runtime.Client.WlcProxies.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\Microsoft.Web.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\Microsoft.WlcProfile.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\MOE.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\mscordaccore.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\mscordbi.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\mscorlib.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\radevice.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\rdpcorewlc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\rdpdisp.cat
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\rdpdisp.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\rdpdispd.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\rdpdispm.sys
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\sqmapi.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\SqmWrapper.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\System.Core.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\System.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\System.Runtime.Serialization.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\System.Runtime.Serialization.Json.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\System.ServiceModel.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\System.ServiceModel.Syndication.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\System.ServiceModel.Web.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\System.Xml.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\System.Xml.Linq.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\System.Xml.Serialization.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\TesClient.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\utilclasses.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\wlcmstscax.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\wlcrasvc.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\wlcrdpsystem.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\wlcrdpui.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\wlcrdpuser.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\WLRemoteClient.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\WLRemoteEnableAdmin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\WLRemoteResource.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\WLRemoteServiceResource.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\WLRoaming.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\WLSync.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\WLSync.HighContrast.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\WLSync.LocalizedResources.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\WLSync.Resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\de\msgslang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\de\ShareAnythingControllang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\ErrorResponse.xml

Additional values that you should delete:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Installer\wlarp.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Companion\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Family Safety\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mail\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Shared\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Windows Live\SOXE\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Writer\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\fsssvc\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\wlcrasvc\ImagePath


How to uninstall Windows Live Essentials with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Windows Live Essentials is a program offered by Microsoft Corporation. Sometimes, computer users try to uninstall this application. Sometimes this can be hard because deleting this by hand requires some experience regarding removing Windows applications by hand. The best EASY procedure to uninstall Windows Live Essentials is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:





1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around tool to clean your PC.

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  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful 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 programs installed on your PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate Windows Live Essentials or simply click the Search feature and type in "Windows Live Essentials". If it exists on your system the Windows Live Essentials program will be found very quickly. When you click Windows Live Essentials in the list of applications, some information about the program is made available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have about Windows Live Essentials, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example 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 come up. Confirm the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Windows Live Essentials.
Uninstall Windows Live Essentials


8. After uninstalling Windows Live Essentials, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to proceed with 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 removing Windows Live Essentials with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.



Geographical user distribution

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

This page is not a piece of advice 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. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove Windows Live Essentials in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

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

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 20:41:26.357