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Should I remove Windows Live Device Integrator?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,346
United States Rank #17,076
Reach 0.0106%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 142.86 days
680.97 days >
Average installed length: 357.80 days


VersionDistribution 99.52% 0.48%

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Windows Live Device Integrator

What is Windows Live Device Integrator?

Windows Live Devices Integrator provides device support for Windows Live Messenger enabled devices.


Windows Live Device Integrator is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is, 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. The programs's main executable is wldi.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 3.28 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 2.02 MB (2,113,648 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 53% of users of Windows Live Device Integrator come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=15348
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\windows live\device integrator
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Device Integrator\InstallDI.exe /r /e
Estimated size: 2.02 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Windows Live Device Integrator

Program executable:wldi.exe
Name:Windows Live Device Integrator
Windows Live Device Integrator Executable
Path:C:\Program Files\windows live\device integrator\wldi.exe
Additional files:
  • DeviceList.dll - Windows Live Device Manager Device List
  • DI_HIDServer.exe - Windows Live Device Integrator (Windows Live Device Integrator HID Server)
  • InstallDI.exe - Windows Live Device Integrator Installer
  • WldiProxyStub.dll - Windows Live Device Integrator Proxy Stub
  • WldiVirtualBus.dll - Windows Live Device Integrator Virtual Bus

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • wldi.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'WindowsLiveDeviceIntegrator' which loads as C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Device Integrator\wldi.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:3.28 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000585419%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00002635%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00003219%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:8,501
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:353 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:7 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:2.41 MB
Total CPU:0.0000144881%
Kernel CPU:0.00000282%
User CPU:0.00001167%
CPU cycles/sec:1,570
I/O reads/min:6 Bytes

How do I remove Windows Live Device Integrator?

You can uninstall Windows Live Device Integrator 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 Windows Live Device Integrator, 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 Windows Live Device Integrator.

Win 7 (SP1) 74%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.03%
Windows 10 15.79%
Windows Vista 6.70%
Windows XP 0.48%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 48.54%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.56%
Windows 7 Professional 12.14%
Windows 10 Home 6.31%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.85%
Windows 8 Pro 3.40%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.83% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.83%
  Canada 13.58%
  United Kingdom 13.21%
  Belgium 3.02%
  Australia 2.64%
  Sweden 2.64%
  Saudi Arabia 1.89%
  South Africa 0.75%
  Switzerland 0.75%
  Austria 0.75%
  PR 0.75%
  IS 0.75%
  United Arab Emirates 0.75%
  Hong Kong 0.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.94%
Hewlett-Packard 23.85%
Toshiba 11.01%
Acer 8.26%
ASUS 4.59%
Intel 1.83%
Alienware 0.92%
Lenovo 0.92%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 5.83%
Dell XPS 8300 4.17%
Gigabyte P55M-UD2 3.33%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.50%
Dell Dell DXP051 1.67%
Dell Inspiron 530 1.67%

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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