"Windows CardSpace - infocard.exe" Service on Windows Server 2008

Q

What is "Windows CardSpace" in my Windows Server 2008 service list? And how is "Windows CardSpace" service related to infocard.exe?

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A

"Windows CardSpace" is a Windows Server 2008 service that "Securely enables the creation, management, and disclosure of digital identities." "Windows CardSpace" service is provided by infocard.exe EXE file.

Detailed information on "Windows CardSpace" service:

Service name: idsvc
Display name: Windows CardSpace
Execution command: 
   C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v3.0\Windows Communication Foundation\infocard.exe
Start type: Manual
Service status: Stopped
Dependencies: None

Disabling "Windows CardSpace" service should not cause any issues when running Windows Server 2008 system.

 

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