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What is CIDGlobalLight.exe?

CIDGlobalLight.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if CIDGlobalLight.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

CIDGlobalLight.exe file information

The process known as Ask Toolbar belongs to software Comcast Toolbar or XFINITY Toolbar or CallingID or CallingID Link Advisor or Xfinity.com Toolbar or Mozilla Thunderbird by CallingID (www.callingid.com).

Description: CIDGlobalLight.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file CIDGlobalLight.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 869,816 bytes (31% of all occurrences), 1,185,872 bytes and 5 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/cidgloballight.exe.html 
There is no description of the program. The program is not visible. CIDGlobalLight.exe is not a Windows system file. The CIDGlobalLight.exe file is certified by a trustworthy company. CIDGlobalLight.exe is able to connect to the Internet, record inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 41% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
If there are any problems with CIDGlobalLight.exe, you may also want to uninstall Comcast Toolbar or XFINITY Toolbar software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 7/Vista).

Recommended: Identify CIDGlobalLight.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as CIDGlobalLight.exe. Therefore, you should check the CIDGlobalLight.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

it's a pain in the ass, can't get rid of it, pops up all the time
cidgloballight.exe is part of Mozilla Thunderbird developed by CallingID Ltd.
It is getting on my nerves
It is a nuisance
  Captain Ron  
It is bringing my system to a crawl. Wonder if it coul be a virus.
associated with Ask.com and Avira Free Antivirus
It is crap software installed by XFINITY Comcast. Slows computers Down! Uninstall it!
  James the Tech  
Seems to be kind of avira web protection

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of CIDGlobalLight.exe: based on 9 votes with 8 user comments.
2 users think CIDGlobalLight.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. 3 users suspect danger. 2 users think CIDGlobalLight.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it. One user is not sure about it.

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