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Should I remove Windows Live Upload Tool?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #255
United States Rank #132
Reach 2.2628%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.81 days
348.27 days >
Average installed length: 182.99 days


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Windows Live Upload Tool

What is Windows Live Upload Tool?

The Windows Live Upload Tool is a component of the Windows Live instant messaging program. It allows users to upload files into the Windows Live program and to share those files with other users.


The main program executable is microsoft.live.folders.richupload.3.dll. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 612 KB (626,688 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com
Help link: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=118310
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\windows live skydrive
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{205C6BDD-7B73-42DE-8505-9A093F35A238}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 612 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Windows Live Upload Tool

Program module:microsoft.live.folders.richupload.3.dll
Name:Windows Live (R)
Microsoft® Rich Upload ActiveX control
Path:C:\Program Files\windows live skydrive\microsoft.live.folders.richupload.3.dll

How do I remove Windows Live Upload Tool?

You can uninstall Windows Live Upload Tool 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 Upload Tool, 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 Upload Tool.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.65%
Windows XP 13.19%
Windows Vista 9.21%
Windows 10 5.94%
Windows Server 2003 0.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 59.02%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.07%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.05%
Windows 7 Professional 5.76%
Windows 10 Home 4.21%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.26%
  United Kingdom 7.61%
  Canada 3.85%
  Australia 2.82%
  Sweden 1.41%
  India 0.88%
  Iran 0.62%
  Malaysia 0.51%
  Israel 0.51%
  New Zealand 0.45%
  Ireland 0.43%
  Thailand 0.41%
  Saudi Arabia 0.40%
  South Africa 0.39%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.41%
Dell 26.85%
Acer 16.02%
Toshiba 13.45%
ASUS 3.78%
Sony 2.14%
Samsung 2.03%
American Megatrends 1.33%
Intel 1.21%
Sahara 0.87%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.28%
Dell Inspiron 1545 5.92%
HP G62 Notebook PC 4.77%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.01%
HP G72 Notebook PC 2.99%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 2.52%

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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