What is WLIDNSP.DLL?

WLIDNSP.DLL is part of Microsoft® Windows Live ID and developed by Microsoft Corporation according to the WLIDNSP.DLL version information.

WLIDNSP.DLL's description is "Microsoft® Windows Live ID Namespace Provider"

WLIDNSP.DLL is digitally signed by Microsoft Corporation.

WLIDNSP.DLL is usually located in the 'C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\' folder.

None of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal reports anything malicious about WLIDNSP.DLL.

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on WLIDNSP.DLL:

PropertyValue
Product nameMicrosoft® Windows Live ID
Company nameMicrosoft Corporation
File descriptionMicrosoft® Windows Live ID Namespace Provider
Internal nameWlidNSP.dll
Original filenameWlidNSP.dll
Legal copyright© Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Product version6.500.3165.0
File version6.500.3165.0

Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:

Product nameMicrosoft® Windows Live ID
Company nameMicrosoft Corporation
File descriptionMicrosoft® Windows Live ID Namespac..
Internal nameWlidNSP.dll
Original filenameWlidNSP.dll
Legal copyright© Microsoft Corporation. All right..
Product version6.500.3165.0
File version6.500.3165.0

Digital signatures [?]

WLIDNSP.DLL has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameMicrosoft Corporation
Certificate issuer nameMicrosoft Code Signing PCA
Certificate serial number61062781000000000008

VirusTotal report

None of the 53 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the WLIDNSP.DLL file.

None of the 53 anti-virus programs detected the WLIDNSP.DLL file.

Folder name variants

WLIDNSP.DLL may also be located in other folders than C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\. The most common variants are listed below:

Other files also named WLIDNSP.DLL

WLIDNSP.DLL (351 votes)

Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD5835bff67ebd89bce0b13460b2a56c53e
SHA256a466f145f2139d062df0f7846b110abb28f59a72fa374285ac5ea9d5de962621

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What did other users do?

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User vote results: There were 14 votes to remove and 54 votes to keep

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Comments

Please share with the other users what you think about this file. What does this file do? Is it legitimate or something that your computer is better without? Do you know how it was installed on your system? Did you install it yourself or did it come bundled with some other software? Is it running smoothly or do you get some error message? Any information that will help to document this file is welcome. Thank you for your contributions.

I'm reading all new comments so don't hesitate to post a question about the file. If I don't have the answer perhaps another user can help you.

Logan G writes

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I've got chronic Blue Screen. My computer crashes when inactive. I always allow it to look for a solution online...every single time, but it never seems to find one. Or never tells me what it is. That's really the reason I am here... Can you help?

# 20 Apr 2015, 13:25

Roger Karlsson writes

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Logan, what file name does the blue screen message mention?

# 27 Jun 2015, 14:11

Logan G writes

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Roger, the File name appears to be DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL

# 13 Oct 2015, 11:09

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