Where to find your Windows Live Writer log file
If a member of the Windows Live Writer team ever asks you to e-mail your log file to us, here’s how you can find it. The filename is “Windows Live Writer.log” and you can find it using one of the following two options.
Beta 3 and later:
In the Help | About Windows Live Writer dialog, click the “show log file” link.
Beta 2 and earlier (also works for Beta 3 and later if you can’t get to the Help menu):
Open the folder it lives in by copying one of the following values and pasting it into your Start | Run box.
Under Windows XP:
%USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Windows Live Writer\
Under Windows Vista or Windows 7:
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Windows Live Writer\
For example, on Vista: