Windows Live Writer does not work

When I try to open Windows Live Writer it tells me it has stopped working and is seeking a solution which never comes. I tried using the Windows 7 Troubleshooter but that did not resolve the problem. Any ideas?
 

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Last updated March 19, 2018 Views 266 Applies to:
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Hi John DiLullo,

 

There's a possibility that some files on your Windows Live Writer are corrupted. For us to determine if they are not contributing to the issue, please repair your Windows Live Writer. To do this, please follow these steps:

1. Click Start (Pearl).
2. Go to Control Panel.
3. Click on Uninstall a program.
4. Locate Windows Live Essentials and click Repair all Windows Live programs.

 

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Hi John DiLullo,

 

Please try to uninstall Windows Live Writer on your computer and then install it again. There might be some files on its installation folder that's causing the problem. For instructions, please check these:

 

1. Click Start.

2. Go to Control Panel.

3. Click on Uninstall a program.

4. Locate Windows Live Essentials and click on the Uninstall/Change button.

5. Select Remove one or more Windows Live programs on the new window that will appear.

6. Mark the check box for Windows Live Writer and select Uninstall.

 

To download Windows Live Writer, please go to this link. Install it again after you finished downloading.

 

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