wlidsvc.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if wlidsvc.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to run a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself your system against threats.
Normally, this program is located in C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WLIDSVC.EXE.
The MD5 checksum for this file is 357cabbf155afd1d3926e62539d2a3a7.
This program is a Windows service. This means it operates on your PC in background, usually without showing any user interface to you. Most Windows services are ok programs, which provide useful features to other programs or to the Windows Operating System.
This is a 64-bit executable. It uses the full capacity of nowadays' CPUs.
The description written in the file is Microsoft® Windows Live ID Service.
File version stored as a property 7.250.4311.0.
Author Microsoft Corp..
Legal copyright notice Copyright © 1995-2010 Microsoft Corp..
Some insecure functions of Windows have been used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We recommend you to read more about this program.
wlidsvc.exe is digitally signed. Today the large majority of clean programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature found in wlidsvc.exe is valid. This is very good.
Digital certificate name: Microsoft Corporation
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Code Signing PCA
This program does NOT have an uninstall routine stored in registry.