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Should I remove Live SDK?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #27,782
United States Rank #24,414
Reach 0.0062%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 133.04 days
1060.17 days >
Average installed length: 557.04 days


5.6.3506.0411 17.24%
5.5.3502.1014 17.24%
5.4.3499.0620 6.90%
5.3.3496.1112 26.44%
5.2.3370.0802 16.09%
5.1.3358.0522 1.15%
5.1.3267.0402 2.30%
5.0.3069.1128 11.49%
5.0.3056.0912 1.15%

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Live SDK


Live SDK is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 5.3.3496.1112, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 1.14 MB (1,192,448 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 49% of users of Live SDK come from the United States, it is also popular in France and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft sdks\live\v5.0\metro xaml\redist\commonconfiguration\neutral\microsoft.live.controls\images
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{0DFFA3CE-5399-4D4B-9CDD-2BF5C65D7FD5}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.14 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Live SDK

  • microsoft.live.controls.design.dll - Windows Live (R) (Microsoft.Live.Controls.Design)
  • microsoft.live.controls.dll - Microsoft.Live.Controls
  • microsoft.live.controls.resources.dll
  • microsoft.live.dll - Microsoft.Live

How do I remove Live SDK?

Quickly and completely remove Live SDK from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Live SDK from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Live SDK, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Live SDK.

Win 8 56%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 56.32%
Windows 7 39.08%
Windows Vista 3.45%
Windows XP 1.15%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.24%
Windows 8.1 Pro 17.24%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.34%
Windows 8 Pro 8.05%
Windows 7 Professional 6.90%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 5.75%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.47%
  France 4.21%
  India 4.21%
  Germany 3.16%
  Netherlands 2.11%
  Italy 2.11%
  Taiwan 2.11%
  Spain 2.11%
  Sweden 2.11%
  Czech Republic 2.11%
  SY 1.05%
  Argentina 1.05%
  Hungary 1.05%
  Pakistan 1.05%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.56%
Hewlett-Packard 22.81%
ASUS 12.28%
Acer 10.53%
Toshiba 7.02%
Lenovo 5.26%
Medion 3.51%
Samsung 3.51%
Sony 3.51%
MSI 1.75%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.70%
MEDIONPC MS-7646 2.70%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.70%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.70%
HP-Pavilion FL383AA-ABZ a... 2.70%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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