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Should I remove Windows Live Favorites for Windows Live Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
63% remove it37% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,588
United States Rank #5,784
Reach 0.0529%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.25 days
685.81 days >
Average installed length: 360.34 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
03.01.0146 85.58%
03.01.0130 11.32%
03.01.0072 3.10%

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Windows Live Favorites for Windows Live Toolbar

What is Windows Live Favorites for Windows Live Toolbar?

Windows Live Favorites was a part of Microsoft's Windows Live range of services. It allowed users to access and edit their favorites from any computer. Users could import their bookmarks from Internet Explorer and MSN Explorer, add favorites by dragging and dropping, clicking the "Add Favorite" button on Windows Live Toolbar, or using the right-click menu. It also allowed users to find favorites more quickly using name, address, folders or tags.

Overview

The most used version is 03.01.0146, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is wlfsync.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 497 KB (508,928 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-live/essentials
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\windows live favorites
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{786C4AD1-DCBA-49A6-B0EF-B317A344BD66}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 497 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Windows Live Favorites for Windows Live Toolbar

Program executable:wlfsync.exe
Name:Windows Live Favorites for Windows Live Toolbar
Windows Live Favorites Sync COM Server Object
Path:C:\Program Files\windows live favorites\wlfsync.exe
MD5:50b0979e0e7186728c6cf28d9bb80000
Additional files:
  • converter.exe - Windows Live Favorites for Windows Live Toolbar
  • iefavorites.dll - IE Favorites Synchronization Adapter
  • syncmxproxy.dll - Windows Live Favorites Interfaces Proxy DLL
  • tbidcrl.dll - Windows Live Favorites IDCRL Support
  • wlfext.dll
  • wlfextres.dll

How do I remove Windows Live Favorites for Windows Live Toolbar?

Quickly and completely remove Windows Live Favorites for Windows Live Toolbar from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall Windows Live Favorites for Windows Live Toolbar 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 Windows Live Favorites for Windows Live Toolbar, 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 Windows Live Favorites for Windows Live Toolbar.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Windows Live Favorites for Windows Live Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win Vista (SP2) 58%
Win 7 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 63%
Keep it 37%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#8,588

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 63.75%
Windows XP 24.66%
Windows 7 10.11%
Windows 8 1.48%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 54.61%
Microsoft Windows XP 24.07%
Windows Vista Home Basic 7.29%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.61%
Windows Vista Ultimate 1.79%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.68% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.68%
  United Kingdom 13.33%
  Canada 8.86%
  Australia 3.58%
  Ireland 0.90%
  Germany 0.70%
  MK 0.50%
  New Zealand 0.50%
  Japan 0.50%
  Malaysia 0.50%
  Greece 0.40%
  India 0.30%
  Mexico 0.30%
  Romania 0.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.90%
Dell 30.16%
Toshiba 9.69%
Acer 8.78%
Intel 4.39%
Gateway 3.66%
American Megatrends 3.29%
GIGABYTE 2.56%
Sahara 2.38%
Sony 1.10%
Medion 1.10%
ASUS 1.10%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 7.06%
HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebo... 5.21%
Dell Inspiron 1525 3.07%
Dell Inspiron 531 2.76%
TOSHIBA Satellite A200 2.45%
HP Pavilion dv9700 Notebo... 2.45%

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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