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On one of my new PCs today I reinstalled Windows Live Writer and the Live Writer failed to detect the blog theme. Without having theme support It’s very hard to properly format blog post. To resolve the problem I tried various ways like re-installing, upgrading as well as clearing the local settings folder of Live Writer. But no luck.
After 30 minutes of diagnosing the problem, I figured out that Cache plug-ins(WP Super Cache, WP Total Cache, etc) were responsible for Windows Live Writer theme detection failure. I temporarily disabled the cache plug-in and refreshed Live Writer theme. The problem is solved.
If you ever come across Live Writer theme detection problem, try to disable the cache plug-ins temporarily and refresh theme.
Hope this tip helps you.