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What is wlidsvcm.exe?

Wlidsvcm.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 wlidsvcm.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.

Wlidsvcm.exe file information

The process known as Microsoft Windows Live ID Service Monitor or Windows Live ID Sign-in Assistant belongs to software Windows Live ID Sign-in Assistant or Microsoft Windows Live ID or Windows Live ID Sign-in or Microsoft CoReXT or Windows Live ID-Anmelde-Assistent by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).

Description: Wlidsvcm.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. wlidsvcm.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 183,152 bytes (22% of all occurrences), 223,104 bytes and 7 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/wlidsvcm.exe.html 
The program is not visible. The file has a digital signature. It is not a Windows system file. You can uninstall this program in the control panel. Therefore the technical security rating is 22% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
If you have any problems with wlidsvcm.exe, you may want to remove the entire program Windows Live or Windows Live using Windows Control Panel, turn to the software developer, Live, for advice or update to a possibly bug-fixed version.

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If wlidsvcm.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 27% dangerous. The file size is 222,592 bytes (53% of all occurrences), 221,040 bytes, 223,104 bytes or 221,056 bytes. The program has no visible window. The file is certified by a trustworthy company. Wlidsvcm.exe is not a Windows core file. The process can be uninstalled in the Control Panel.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as wlidsvcm.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the wlidsvcm.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

Windows-Live Datei
Microsoft Windows Live ID Service Monito
Microsoft® Windows Live ID
installed as part of Bing Bar, after removing Bing bar, it stays as a process to assist windows live
  Jae Byrd  
wlidsvcm.exe belongs to Microsoft Windows Live ID Service Monitor. It is a user invoked program and doesn't harm your computer in any way. It only consumes 1 MB of RAM averagely. It is stored in your C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live folder. Removing or stopping, however, doesn't affects your computer in any way.
windows live process
  a.sam.   (further information)
windows assistant
It appears to be safe, though I'm not an expert, so don't base your opinion on mine alone.
Needed for live mail sign in assistance
it monitors without asking

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of wlidsvcm.exe: based on 15 votes with 10 user comments.
6 users think wlidsvcm.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. 4 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger. 3 users think wlidsvcm.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it. One user is not sure about it.

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