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Should I remove Podstawowe programy Windows Live?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,227
United States Rank #11,495
Reach 0.1771%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.58 days
489.24 days >
Average installed length: 257.06 days


16.4.3528.0331 19.36%
16.4.3522.0110 2.43%
16.4.3508.0205 7.22%
16.4.3505.0912 8.65%
16.4.3503.0728 6.16%
15.4.3555.0308 12.83%
15.4.3538.0513 7.36%
15.4.3508.1109 10.17%
15.4.3502.0922 8.31%
14.0.8117.0416 4.01%
14.0.8089.0726 7.39%
14.0.8064.0206 1.03%
14.0.8050.1202 5.07%

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Podstawowe programy Windows Live

What is Podstawowe programy Windows Live?  (from Microsoft)

Windows Live is the former collective brand name for a set of services and software products from Microsoft; part of their software plus services platform. A majority of these services are Web applications, accessible from a browser, but there are also client-side binary applications that require installation. There ar...  Read more


Podstawowe programy Windows Live is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 16.4.3528.0331, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The programs's main executable is wlcomm.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 13.78 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 148 files and is usually about 69.12 MB (72,476,098 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 80% of users of Podstawowe programy Windows Live come from Poland, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: explore.live.com/windows-live-essentials
Help link: support.live.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Windows Live\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{A7E73DE5-E5FD-4923-9D88-E09ECD1F3545}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 69.12 MB
Language: Polish

Program filesFiles installed by Podstawowe programy Windows Live

Program executable:wlcomm.exe
Name:Windows Live Communications Platform
Path:C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Contacts\wlcomm.exe
Additional files:
  • PresenceIM.dll - Windows Live Client Presence and IM Code Module
  • liveNatTrav.dll - Windows Live Client Nat Traversal Code Module
  • ObjectStore.dll - Windows Live Client ObjectStore Code Module
  • wlsoxe.dll - Windows Live Social Object Extractor Engine
  • livetransport.dll - Windows Live Client Transport Code Module
  • ABImport.dll - Windows Live Address Book Import Module
  • abssm.dll - Windows Live Communications Platform (Windows Live Contacts Syncronization Protocol Module)
  • condb.dll - Windows Live Contacts Database Services Module
  • conmigrate.dll - Windows Live Contacts Migration Module
  • conproxy.dll - Windows Live Contacts Server Proxy Module
  • consync.dll - Windows Live Contacts Synchronization Module
  • lmcdata.dll - Windows Live Contact Objects Module
  • uxcontacts.dll - Windows Live Client Contacts UX (Windows Live Client Contacts UX Module)
  • uxctl.dll - Windows Live Client UX Controls (Windows Live Client UX Controls Module)
  • wlbici.dll - Windows Live Client BICI Module
  • wlsqm.dll - Windows Live Client SQM Module
  • wldlog.dll - Windows Live Desktop Logging
  • MPG4DEMUX.dll - Windows LiveĀ™ Photo Gallery (MPEG-4 DirectShow Demux)
  • WLAVRes.dll - Windows Live AVRes
  • WLMFDS.dll - WLX Media Foundation Direct Show Wrapper
  • WLMFReadWrite.dll - WLX Media Foundation ReadWrite
  • wlsres.dll - Podstawowe programy Windows (Instalator pakietu Podstawowe programy Windows)
  • maillang.dll
  • wab32res.dll - Windows Live Mail
  • wlmail.exe
  • msidcrl40.dll - Microsoft® Identity CRL (IDCRL Dynamic Link Library)
  • coreclr.dll - Microsoft® Silverlight (Microsoft .NET Runtime Common Language Runtime - WorkStation)
  • Microsoft.WlcProfile.dll - .NET Framework
  • mscordaccore.dll - Microsoft .NET External Data Access Support
  • mscordbi.dll - Microsoft .NET Runtime Debugging Services
  • mscorlib.dll - Microsoft Common Language Runtime Class Library
  • System.Core.dll
  • System.dll
  • System.Runtime.Serialization.dll
  • System.Runtime.Serialization.Json.dll
  • System.ServiceModel.dll
  • System.ServiceModel.Syndication.dll
  • System.ServiceModel.Web.dll
  • System.Xml.dll
  • System.Xml.Linq.dll
  • System.Xml.Serialization.dll
  • uxcalendar.dll - Windows Live Client UX (Windows Live Client UX Calendar Module)
  • uxcore.dll - Windows Live Client UX Core Module
  • WindowsLive.Client.dll - Windows Live Writer
  • WindowsLive.Writer.Api.dll
  • WindowsLive.Writer.ApplicationFramework.dll
  • WindowsLive.Writer.BlogClient.dll
  • WindowsLive.Writer.BrowserControl.dll
  • WindowsLive.Writer.Controls.dll
  • WindowsLive.Writer.CoreServices.dll
  • WindowsLive.Writer.Extensibility.dll
  • WindowsLive.Writer.FileDestinations.dll
  • WindowsLive.Writer.HtmlEditor.dll
  • WindowsLive.Writer.HtmlParser.dll
  • WindowsLive.Writer.Instrumentation.dll
  • WindowsLive.Writer.Interop.dll
  • WindowsLive.Writer.Interop.Mshtml.dll
  • WindowsLive.Writer.Localization.dll
  • WindowsLive.Writer.Mshtml.dll
  • WindowsLive.Writer.Passport.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Scheduled Tasks
  • wlmail.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EC6E793B-762A-4AB2-B4C6-6C72CFE31B44}' (runs on registration).
  • WLSync.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DDA04842-A6A7-43F3-BBF0-D3C302B312CB}' (runs on registration).
  • WindowsLiveWriter.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E21A98AA-7A51-4EE0-9DB5-78A1A3697310}' (runs on registration).
  • wlcomm.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{AF87002E-9DAE-48A8-837F-15C8847DEE43}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • wlmail.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Windows Live.
  • wlcrasvc.exe runs as a service named 'wlcrasvc' (wlcrasvc) "Lets you connect over the Internet to this computer and work on it as if you were sitting in front it - you can run the programs on it and browse all the files and folders on it.".
3 Startup Files (User Run)
  • wlmail.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Windows Live Mail' and executes as C:\Program Files\windows live\mail\wlmail.exe.
  • WLSync.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'WLSync' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mesh\WLSync.exe" /background.
  • WindowsLiveSync.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Windows Live Sync' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Sync\WindowsLiveSync.exe" /background.
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • wlmail.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #2' which loads as C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mail\wlmail.exe /mailurC:"mailtC:?subject=Invitation%20to%20view%20photographs&body=Gallery%3A%0D%0Ahttp%3A//stevenbarber.zenfolio.com/p1048386488%20%20%0D%0A%0D%0ASlides.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • wlmail.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Live Mail' which loads as C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mail\wlmail.exe.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • wlcomm.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Contacts\wlcomm.exe'.
  • WindowsLiveSync.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Sync\WindowsLiveSync.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:13.78 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0190453630%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00656623%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.01247913%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:361,429
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:81.91 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:5.84 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Podstawowe programy Windows Live?

You can uninstall Podstawowe programy Windows Live 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Podstawowe programy Windows Live, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Podstawowe programy Windows Live.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.35%
Windows 10 25.92%
Windows Vista 5.12%
Windows XP 1.60%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 49.31%
Windows 7 Professional 9.60%
Windows 8.1 9.17%
Windows 10 Home 7.71%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.73%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

79.80% of installs come from Poland
Which countries install it?
  Poland 79.80%
  United States 8.17%
  United Kingdom 2.04%
  Netherlands 1.53%
  Greece 1.24%
  Australia 0.98%
  Germany 0.95%
  Czech Republic 0.72%
  Belgium 0.63%
  Hungary 0.43%
  Italy 0.37%
  France 0.32%
  Ireland 0.32%
  Slovakia 0.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Samsung 19.06%
Dell 13.98%
Toshiba 13.98%
Acer 13.94%
ASUS 10.95%
Lenovo 10.75%
Hewlett-Packard 9.19%
MSI 0.64%
Sony 0.60%
Common models
Samsung 550P5C/550P7C 3.71%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.40%
ASUSTeK K50IJ 2.42%
Samsung 730U3E/740U3E 2.27%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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