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  • I try to remove windows life writer from the installed software but it has a problem with the path to wllogin.msi. My logfile has the folowing information:

    WindowsLiveWriter,1612,None,00001,04-aug-2010 01:48:42.718,"Migrating user settings...",""
    WindowsLiveWriter,1612,None,00002,04-aug-2010 01:48:42.718,"Starting Windows Live Writer 12.0.1370.325",""
    WindowsLiveWriter,1612,None,00003,04-aug-2010 01:48:42.718,".NET version: 2.0.50727.3603",""
    WindowsLiveWriter,1612,None,00004,04-aug-2010 01:48:43.437,"No legacy directory to monitor for plugins. Ignoring legacy directory.",""
    WindowsLiveWriter,1612,None,00005,04-aug-2010 01:48:43.453,"Not monitoring legacy registry key in HKLM.",""

    Friday, August 13, 2010 3:06 PM

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    You should know...

    This is an OLD forum for Windows Live Writer; Microsoft will be shutting it down soon [to be read only]... But there's a NEW forum, with more activity and more Microsoft techs working it. I suggest you go there and resubmit your inquiry there...

    Here's the URL:

    but ..

    If you're having issues with Windows Live Writer and you need to remove it from your system, the obvious thing to do is go to the Control Panel and select Windows Live Essentials Package, and choose the option change [options can be different based on the operating system- so be flexible].

    To go directly there...
         Start » Run »

    Or this...
         Start » Run »
              [XP]     C:\Program Files\Windows Live\wlarp.exe
              [Windows 7]     C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Installer\wlarp.exe
                   Choose UNINSTALL.

    Or Another way...
        Start » Run »
              msiexec /x {178832DE-9DE0-4C87-9F82-9315A9B03985}

    If you're concerned about your sensitive data, ensure you remove the folders and the path to your posts/drafts from Windows Live Writer.
    I hope this helps...

    Until next time,
    Friday, August 13, 2010 4:28 PM