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Should I remove Windows Live-Uploadtool?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
25% remove it75% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,157
United States Rank #9,301
Reach 0.5969%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.03 days
384.34 days >
Average installed length: 201.94 days


14.0.8014.1029 100.00%

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Windows Live-Uploadtool

What is Windows Live-Uploadtool?  (from Microsoft)

LiveUpload to Facebook is a plug-in for Windows Live Photo Gallery and Windows Live Movie Maker that makes it easy for anyone to upload their photos and videos to Facebook. Uploaded photos include any people tags added in Windows Live Photo Gallery. Upload your pictures to an existing album or create a new one. Quickly...  Read more


Windows Live-Uploadtool is a software program developed by Microsoft. The setup package is about 518.08 KB (530,512 bytes) when donwloaded. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 85% of users of Windows Live-Uploadtool come from Germany, it is also popular in Austria and the United States.

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: 518.08 KB
Language: German (Germany)

Program filesFiles installed by Windows Live-Uploadtool

  • microsoft.live.folders.richupload.3.dll - Windows Live (R) (Microsoft® Rich Upload ActiveX control)

How do I remove Windows Live-Uploadtool?

You can uninstall Windows Live-Uploadtool 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-Uploadtool, 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-Uploadtool.

Win 7 (SP1) 72%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 25%
Keep it 75%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.10%
Windows Vista 11.13%
Windows XP 6.01%
Windows 10 5.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 66.57%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.02%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.00%
Windows 7 Professional 5.67%
Windows 10 Home 3.99%
Windows 7 Starter 2.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

84.65% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 84.65%
  Austria 6.29%
  United States 3.48%
  Switzerland 2.62%
  Netherlands 0.49%
  United Kingdom 0.33%
  France 0.26%
  Italy 0.24%
  Luxembourg 0.23%
  Spain 0.20%
  Belgium 0.09%
  Thailand 0.08%
  Sweden 0.08%
  Greece 0.06%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 36.46%
Medion 20.39%
Hewlett-Packard 9.60%
Dell 7.88%
Toshiba 6.96%
Samsung 6.55%
ASUS 5.85%
Sony 2.01%
Lenovo 1.17%
American Megatrends 1.07%
Common models
Acer Aspire 5742G 3.75%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 3.09%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 3.02%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.92%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.53%
MEDIONPC MS-7646 2.42%

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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