Windows CardSpace

 

Windows 7

Default Description

Securely enables the creation, management, and disclosure of digital identities.

Additional Information

This service uses between 15MB and 16MB depending on system RAM.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1
Windows 7 Starter Manual Manual
Windows 7 Home Basic Manual Manual
Windows 7 Home Premium Manual Manual
Windows 7 Professional Manual Manual
Windows 7 Ultimate Manual Manual
Windows 7 Enterprise Manual Manual

Service Names

Service Name (registry): idsvc
Display Name: Windows CardSpace

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v3.0\Windows Communication Foundation\infocard.exe
or
C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v3.0\Windows Communication Foundation\infocard.exe

Log On As

Account: Local System account

Dependencies

What service Windows CardSpace needs to function properly:

  • None (S, HB, HP, P, U, E)

What other service require Windows CardSpace to function properly:

  • None (S, HB, HP, P, U, E)

Windows Vista

Default Description

Securely enables the creation, management, and disclosure of digital identities.

Additional Information

This service uses between 15MB and 16MB depending on system RAM.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1 SP2
Vista Home Basic Manual Manual Manual
Vista Home Premium Manual Manual Manual
Vista Business Manual Manual Manual
Vista Ultimate Manual Manual Manual
Vista Enterprise Manual Manual Manual

Service Names

Service Name (registry): idsvc
Display Name: Windows CardSpace

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v3.0\Windows Communication Foundation\infocard.exe
or
C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v3.0\Windows Communication Foundation\infocard.exe

Log On As

Account: Local System Account

Dependencies

What service Windows CardSpace needs to function properly:

  • None (HB, HP, B, U)

What other service require Windows CardSpace to function properly:

  • None (HB, HP, B, U)

Additional Reading

None at this time.