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What is WLIDSVC?


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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? Malware Dictionary
  2. 2. 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. 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. the process supports Windows LiveMessenger, wlidsvc.exe is a Windows serviceand enabled by default.
  5. 5. 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. 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.
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