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Should I remove Windows Live SOXE?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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16.4.3505.0912 19.72%
16.4.3503.0728 2.82%
15.4.3502.0922 77.46%

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Windows Live SOXE

What is Windows Live SOXE?

(Windows Live Social Object Extractor Engine) After installing Windows Live Essentials 2011, it creates a task called "Extractor Definitions Update Task". The purpose of this task is to update the definition file for the Windows Live Social Object Extractor Engine. The task can be found under, Task Scheduler Library\Microsoft\Windows Live\SOXE.


The most used version is 15.4.3502.0922, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 1 files.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.microsoft.com/kb/2764700
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\windows live\soxe
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{FE7C0B3D-50B9-4951-BE78-A321CBF86552}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by Windows Live SOXE

  • wlsoxe.dll - Windows Live Social Object Extractor Engine

How do I remove Windows Live SOXE?

You can uninstall Windows Live SOXE 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 SOXE, 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 SOXE.

Win 7 (SP1) 79%
Win 8 2%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 82.69%
Windows 10 13.46%
Windows Vista 3.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.44%
Windows 7 Professional 33.33%
Windows 10 Home 11.11%
Windows 7 Enterprise 11.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.33% of installs come from Taiwan
Which countries install it?
  Taiwan 58.33%
  United States 33.33%
  Macau 8.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 30.23%
Hewlett-Packard 16.28%
Toshiba 16.28%
ASUS 11.63%
Samsung 6.98%
Dell 6.98%
Sony 6.98%
Lenovo 2.33%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6400 11.11%
ASUSTeK U31SG 11.11%
ASUSTeK CM5575 11.11%
Acer Veriton M4610G 11.11%
Apple Inc. MacBookAir4,2 11.11%
Hewlett-Packard s5528hk 11.11%

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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