Windows Live Windows Live

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) to view all...

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: to view all...
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:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Office\16.0\WebServiceCache\AllUsers\
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Windows Live

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall Windows Live:
  • 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.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\fr\LangSelectorLang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\fr\startuplang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\fr\wlsettingslang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Installer\fr\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\Mail\ABImport.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\fr\maillang.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\mailacct.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\mailcomm.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\mailhc.thm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\mailimp.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\maillang.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\mailres2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\mailrt2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\msmail.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\Proof\prf0009\8\mssp7en.DLL
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\Proof\prf0009\8\mssp7en.lex
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\Proof\prf0009\8\spell.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\Proof\prf000C\2\MSSp7fr.DLL
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\Proof\prf000C\2\MSSp7fr.lex
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\Proof\prf000C\2\spell.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\smapi.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\ucspell.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\vista.thm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\wabapi.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\wcics.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\wcstore.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\wcstoreproxy.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\wcsync.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\wlmail.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\wlmfilter.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\wlmfilter.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\DmxBici.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\fr\RegRes.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\fr\WLFacebookPlugin.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\fr\WLFlickrPlugin.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\fr\WLVimeoPlugin.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\fr\WLXMediaPublishSubscribe.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\fr\WLYouTubePlugin.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\MetadataSys.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\Microsoft.WindowsLive.PublishPlugins.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\Microsoft.WindowsLive.SubscribePlugins.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\PublishPluginsInterop.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\RegRes.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\SubscribePluginsInterop.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\WLFacebookPlugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\WLFlickrPlugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\WLVimeoPlugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\WLXImageTranscode.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\WLXMediaPublishSubscribe.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\WLXPhotoBase.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\WLXPhotoSqm.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\WLXTranscode.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\WLYouTubePlugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Shared\ExclusionList.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Shared\fr\uxctlloc.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Shared\fr\wliduxloc.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Shared\MPG4DEMUX.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Shared\RSCMFT.dll
  • 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\WLAVRes.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

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\AuthCookies\Live
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Common\Internet\WebServiceCache\AllUsers\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Common\ServicesManagerCache\ServicesCatalog\FP_LINKEDIN_2WAY_MSA\AuthTrustedDomains\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Common\ServicesManagerCache\ServicesCatalog\FP_LINKEDIN_MSA\AuthTrustedDomains\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows Live
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\0003981D77AEC394D8DD2E2634E659B9
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\00BA1CDCFF107CF418A6616CF790320C
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\12385052E33CB6949851F66DD463C2FA
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\34E0AE190A280ED44AC67CCF4C9D986E
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\4B2346D1D42EE5044ABA7D6E0D88BC9C
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\56D6C020A55967F488A2CE23C0FA1030
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\80316C14DFC645D4BAA61763DE801AE8
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\A8F1162B7EFE88E478D5910FFEEA784E
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\B62C577B8AAE11A4CAFB675ED26F8B50
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\C18BC956E45B1FD46B813F757793A345
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\C27625EC9E0A05448857882A125DDC05
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\C842F99B3B4B16D4F9CFEA951A1F7332
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\C8BD9F007D5674D4BAF56F89EE8385D0
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\DE299B33B95B52E4F9F3FCD297BB9A41
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\E261E417F4DCB1F43820F7159704C952
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Clients\Contacts\Windows Live Mail
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Clients\Mail\Windows Live Mail
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Clients\News\Windows Live Mail
  • 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_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\0003981D77AEC394D8DD2E2634E659B9\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\00BA1CDCFF107CF418A6616CF790320C\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\12385052E33CB6949851F66DD463C2FA\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\34E0AE190A280ED44AC67CCF4C9D986E\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\4B2346D1D42EE5044ABA7D6E0D88BC9C\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\56D6C020A55967F488A2CE23C0FA1030\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\80316C14DFC645D4BAA61763DE801AE8\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\A8F1162B7EFE88E478D5910FFEEA784E\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\B62C577B8AAE11A4CAFB675ED26F8B50\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\C18BC956E45B1FD46B813F757793A345\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\C27625EC9E0A05448857882A125DDC05\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\C842F99B3B4B16D4F9CFEA951A1F7332\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\C8BD9F007D5674D4BAF56F89EE8385D0\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\DE299B33B95B52E4F9F3FCD297BB9A41\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\E261E417F4DCB1F43820F7159704C952\ProductName

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 already installed on your Windows PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and general tool to maximize the performance of your Windows computer.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows tool.

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

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

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

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find Windows Live or simply click the Search feature and type in "Windows Live". If it is installed on your PC the Windows Live application will be found very quickly. When you select Windows Live in the list of programs, the following information about the program is available to you:

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

  • The software company is:
  • 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.

Geographical user distribution

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