Windows Live Mail - While Launching - Error - 0x80041161


  • Windows Live Mail could not be started. It may not be installed correctly. Make sure that your disk is not full or that you are not out of memory. (0x80041161)

    Steps followed:

    1. Uninstalled from appwiz. failed with Error:0x80070641.

    Exact error message:

    Couldn't install programs

    We couldn't remove: Mail, Windows Live ID Sign-in Assistant. Writer, Photo Gallery and Movie Maker, Messenger.

    An unknown erro occured.

    Error: 0x80070641

    Source wllogin-amd64.

    2. try to uninstall by wlarp.exe but the same error as received in step 1.

    3. Intalled Revo Unintaller. and Force Unintall performed, removed all the registry entries, renamed all windows live mail folders from system file locations.

    4. Try to install Windows Live Mail 2011 after reboot.

    But no result. Please update the reason for this problem and the resolution steps.

    Wednesday, October 17, 2012 7:35 AM


All replies

  • Hi,

    For questions regarding Windows Live Mail, I recommend you ask your question on Microsoft Community Windows Forum:


    Wednesday, October 17, 2012 7:53 AM
  • I had a same problem (0x80041161) with Windows Live Mail 2012. I found easy solution to fix the problem. I hope it will help you as well.

    1. Move the cursor to the right corner before the time display.

    2. It will display: Settings, Devices, Start, Share and SEARCH.

    3. Click on SEARCH and type msconfig.

    4. It will open System Configuration

    5. Click on circle bineeth Startup Selection - Normal Startup 

    6. Apply

    7. Ok  

    Note: if it promoth to restart & reboot click yes  if not then you have to restart it manually. 

    I hope it will help. 

    Friday, August 01, 2014 9:04 AM