"Microsoft Account Sign-in Assistant - wlidsvc.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Microsoft Account Sign-in Assistant" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Microsoft Account Sign-in Assistant" service related to wlidsvc.dll?

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A

"Microsoft Account Sign-in Assistant" is a Windows 8 service that Enables user sign-in through Microsoft account identity services. If this service is stopped, users will not be able to logon to the computer with their Microsoft account. "Microsoft Account Sign-in Assistant" service is provided by wlidsvc.dll program file.

Detailed information on "Microsoft Account Sign-in Assistant" service:

Service name: wlidsvc
Display name: Microsoft Account Sign-in Assistant
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
Dependencies: {RpcSs}

"Microsoft Account Sign-in Assistant" service is provided by a program called: wlidsvc.dll:

Name: wlidsvc.dll
Location: C:\Windows\system32\wlidsvc.dll
Description: Microsoftr Account Service
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 1964544 bytes
Modified: 1/9/2013 11:23:16 PM UTC

Disabling "Microsoft Account Sign-in Assistant" service may cause issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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