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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\Windows Live

The files below remain on your disk when you remove Windows Live Essentials:
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Contacts\abssm.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Contacts\condb.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Contacts\conmigrate.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Contacts\conproxy.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Contacts\consync.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Contacts\liveNatTrav.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Contacts\LivePlatform.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Contacts\livetransport.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Contacts\lmcdata.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Contacts\ObjectStore.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Contacts\PresenceIM.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Contacts\wlcomm.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Family Safety\da\fsui.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Family Safety\en\fsui.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Family Safety\fi\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\no\fsui.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Family Safety\StaticUrlList.bin
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Family Safety\sv\fsui.dll.mui
  • 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\da\LangSelectorLang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Installer\da\startuplang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Installer\da\wlsettingslang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Installer\da\wlsres.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Installer\defmgr.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Installer\en\LangSelectorLang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Installer\en\startuplang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Installer\en\wlsettingslang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Installer\en\wlsres.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Installer\fi\LangSelectorLang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Installer\fi\startuplang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Installer\fi\wlsettingslang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Installer\fi\wlsres.dll.mui
  • 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\no\LangSelectorLang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Installer\no\startuplang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Installer\no\wlsettingslang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Installer\no\wlsres.dll.mui
  • 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\sv\LangSelectorLang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Installer\sv\startuplang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Installer\sv\wlsettingslang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Installer\sv\wlsres.dll.mui
  • 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\ABImport.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mail\da\maillang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mail\en\maillang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mail\fi\maillang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mail\mailacct.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mail\mailcomm.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mail\mailhc.thm
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mail\mailimp.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mail\maillang.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mail\mailres2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mail\mailrt2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mail\msmail.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mail\no\maillang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mail\Proof\prf0009\8\mssp7en.DLL
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mail\Proof\prf0009\8\mssp7en.lex
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mail\Proof\prf0009\8\spell.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mail\Proof\prf040B\3\mssp3fi.DLL
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mail\Proof\prf040B\3\mssp3fi.lex
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mail\Proof\prf040B\3\spell.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mail\Proof\prf041D\4\mssp7sw.DLL
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mail\Proof\prf041D\4\mssp7sw.lex
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mail\Proof\prf041D\4\spell.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mail\smapi.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mail\sv\maillang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mail\ucspell.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mail\wabapi.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mail\wcics.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mail\wcstore.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mail\wcstoreproxy.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mail\wcsync.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mail\vista.thm
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mail\wlmail.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mail\wlmfilter.dat

Registry that is not removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\032440EF5AC97F34B985A55C2AA8F133
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\36BD40A418F84FE4D990162A50E74F91
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\A4E3D72868107B848910D7E1D94DC070
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\B5059F0FFCA3851439110D821563AA00
  • 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
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\36BD40A418F84FE4D990162A50E74F91\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\A4E3D72868107B848910D7E1D94DC070\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\B5059F0FFCA3851439110D821563AA00\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Windows Live\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\fsssvc\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\wlcrasvc\ImagePath


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, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general tool to clean your Windows computer.

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  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of tools.

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


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


5. A list of the programs installed on your computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate Windows Live Essentials or simply activate the Search field and type in "Windows Live Essentials". The Windows Live Essentials app will be found very quickly. After you select Windows Live Essentials in the list of programs, some information regarding the application is shown to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have regarding Windows Live Essentials, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the program you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Windows Live Essentials:





  • The publisher 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.
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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.



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