How to remove an WindowsLiveLogin.dll error
WindowsLiveLogin.dll is a Windows DLL file. DLL is the abbreviation for Dynamic Link Library. DLL files are needed by programs or web browser extensions, because they contain program code, data, and resources. The following information can help you determine if WindowsLiveLogin.dll belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
WindowsLiveLogin.dll file information
The process known as Microsoft Windows Live ID Login Helper or Windows Live ID Sign-in Assistant or Windows Live Sign-in Assistant
belongs to software Microsoft Windows Live Login Helper or Windows Live ID Sign-in Assistant or Microsoft Windows Live ID or Microsoft CoReXT or Windows Live ID Sign-in or Windows Live Login Helper Object (version 4232, 4225, 3165, 4311) or Visual Basic for Applications Core or Visual Basic for Applications
by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).
Description: The file WindowsLiveLogin.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 408,448 bytes (24% of all occurrences), 328,752 bytes and 17 more variants.
This .dll file is a Browser Helper Object (BHO) that runs automatically every time you start your Internet browser. BHOs are not stopped by personal firewalls, because they are identified by the firewall as your browser itself. BHOs are often used by adware and spyware. The unique ID of this BHO is 9030D464-4C02-4ABF-8ECC-5164760863C6. The program has no visible window. It is able to monitor Internet browser. There is no detailed description of this service. The file is not a Windows system file. The file is certified by a trustworthy company. Program can be removed using the control panel Add\Remove programs applet. Therefore the technical security rating is 50% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
There is a possibility to uninstall Windows Live Sign-in Assistant or Windows Live ID Sign-in Assistant software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 7/Vista) or ask the Live's Customer Service for advice.
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If WindowsLiveLogin.dll is located in a subfolder of the "My Files" folder, the security rating is 53% dangerous. The file size is 328,752 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 322,368 bytes.
The program is not visible. File WindowsLiveLogin.dll is able to change the behavior or monitor Internet Explorer. It is certified by a trustworthy company. There is no detailed description of this service. The file is not a Windows system file.
There is a possibility to uninstall Windows Live Sign-in Assistant software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 7/Vista).
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as WindowsLiveLogin.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the WindowsLiveLogin.dll 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.
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