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What is WLIDSVC?

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http://www.malwaredictionary.com/2011/03/wlidsvc-exe/

WLIDSVC.EXE works with the WLIDSVCM.EXE process to provide the Windows Live Sign-In Assistant service to the end user. WLIDSVC.exe does the majority
of the work of providing the service; however, many Windows users have questions about what the process accomplishes when viewing the active process
listing on a Windows computer.

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What is WLIDSVC?

  1. 1. What is Wlidsvc.exe?http://www.malwaredictionary.com/2011/03/wlidsvc-exe/ Malware Dictionary
  2. 2. http://www.malwaredictionary.com/2011/03/wlidsvc-exe/WLIDSVC.EXE is the actual Windows Live Sign-InAssistant service. It works with theWLIDSVCM.EXE process to act as the servicemonitor for the computer’s operating system.
  3. 3. http://www.malwaredictionary.com/2011/03/wlidsvc-exe/Provides a number of benefits to the end-userto include the Windows Live Sign-in Assistantservice. This lets you stay logged into WindowsLive longer and includes an easier sign-inprocess for multiple accounts.
  4. 4. http://www.malwaredictionary.com/2011/03/wlidsvc-exe/Although the process supports Windows LiveMessenger, wlidsvc.exe is a Windows serviceand enabled by default.
  5. 5. http://www.malwaredictionary.com/2011/03/wlidsvc-exe/If you do not use Windows Live services, theprocess can be disabled if desired by the end-user. Most normal users will not notice adifference in leaving the service running or not.
  6. 6. http://www.malwaredictionary.com/2011/03/wlidsvc-exe/Disable the service (if desired), by openingServices.msc from entering the command in the“Search Text Field” after clicking the “Start”button or entering on the command line.Find Windows Live Sign-in Assistant on the list ofprograms and disable. WLIDSVC.EXE will nolonger be running on your computer.
  7. 7. What is WLIDSVC.EXE ?http://www.malwaredictionary.com/2011/03/wlidsvc-exe/

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