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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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16.4.3505.0912 16.67%
16.4.3503.0728 2.78%
15.4.3502.0922 80.56%

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Windows Live Photo Common

What is Windows Live Photo Common?

Windows Photo Gallery is a photo editing software that is a part of Microsoft's Windows Essentials software suite. Windows Photo Gallery provides management, tagging, and searching capabilities for digital photos. It provides an image viewer that can replace the default OS image viewer, and a photo import tool that can be used to acquire photos from a camera or other removable media. Windows Photo Gallery also allows sharing of photos by uploading them to SkyDrive, Flickr and Facebook.


The most used version is 15.4.3502.0922, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 1.01 MB (1,057,792 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-live/essentials
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\windows live\photo gallery\zh-tw
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{C9B6EFD0-4F01-4BBA-8374-39AD99A3ED72}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.01 MB
Language: Chinese (Traditional, Taiwan)

How do I remove Windows Live Photo Common?

You can uninstall Windows Live Photo Common 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 Photo Common, 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 Photo Common.

Win 7 (SP1) 77%
Win 8 2%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.02%
Windows 10 13.21%
Windows Vista 3.77%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.00%
Windows 10 Home 10.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.54% of installs come from Taiwan
Which countries install it?
  Taiwan 61.54%
  United States 30.77%
  Macau 7.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 29.55%
Hewlett-Packard 15.91%
Toshiba 15.91%
ASUS 13.64%
Samsung 6.82%
Dell 6.82%
Sony 6.82%
Lenovo 2.27%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6400 10.00%
ASUSTeK U31SG 10.00%
ASUSTeK CM5575 10.00%
Acer Veriton M4610G 10.00%
Hewlett-Packard s5528hk 10.00%

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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