What is the wlidnsp.dll component needed for?Simply stated, a DLL file is an unnamed executable file. It cannot be directly invoked, but it can be called by any executable Windows program.
The wlidnsp.dll process is also known as Microsoft Windows Live ID Namespace Provider or, as the case may be, Microsoft® Account Namespace Provider and is a part of Windows Live ID Sign-in Assistant or, as the case may be, Microsoft CoReXT. This software is produced by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com). An obsolete or defective version of wlidnsp.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- wlidnsp.dll has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- wlidnsp.dll has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- wlidnsp.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module wlidnsp.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about wlidnsp.dll wlidnsp.dll
wlidnsp.dll is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Wlidnsp.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files\Public Documents".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 145,280 bytes (57% of all these files), 145,648 bytes or, as the case may be, 134,528 bytes.
This so-called dynamic link library (DLL) contains all the functions that have been transferred to a separate file. These transferred functions are available not only to this particular program, but can also be used by other applications. For this service - unlike Windows' own system services - there is no good description available. It also can also affect other applications by changing their properties. Such manipulation can cause an application to do things other than what it is intended to do. The file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. To remove the file and its related software from your computer, click Programs in Control Panel Wlidnsp.dll is capable of monitor other applications. For this reason, 29% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A wlidnsp.dll file has a 2% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory. In this case, the file size is usually 43,008 bytes. The file is part of the Windows operating system found in C:\Windows\. This particular software does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The file has been digitally signed by Microsoft itself to guarantee its authenticity. wlidnsp.dll appears to be a file that was compressed by an EXE-Packer. This technique is often used by trojans to keep the file size small and also hamper debugging efforts. However, this in itself is not sufficient reason to presume malicious intent, since even well-intentioned, professional software producers take advantage of compressed files.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves wlidnsp.dll. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about wlidnsp?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall Windows Live ID Sign-in Assistant or Microsoft CoReXT
To remove wlidnsp.dll from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate Windows Live ID Sign-in Assistant or Microsoft CoReXT in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if wlidnsp.dll (wlidnsp.dll) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of wlidnsp.dll. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for wlidnsp.dll or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or wlidnsp.dll is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.