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Windows Live Family Safety

 

General Information

This service is not installed by default. You can add or remove this service by heading to http://download.live.com/. It is installed with Windows Live Essentials Family Safety.

Windows 7

Default Description

This service enables Family Safety on the computer. If this service is not running, Family Safety will not work.

Additional Information

None at this time

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1
Windows 7 Starter Not Installed (Manual) Not Installed (Manual)
Windows 7 Home Basic Not Installed (Manual) Not Installed (Manual)
Windows 7 Home Premium Not Installed (Manual) Not Installed (Manual)
Windows 7 Professional Not Installed (Manual) Not Installed (Manual)
Windows 7 Ultimate Not Installed (Manual) Not Installed (Manual)
Windows 7 Enterprise Not Installed (Manual) Not Installed (Manual)

Service Names

Service Name (registry): fsssvc
Display Name: Windows Live Family Safety

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Family Safety\fsssvc.exe

Log On As

Account: Local System account

Dependencies

What service Windows Live Family Safety needs to function properly:

What other service require Windows Live Family Safety to function properly:

  • None (S, HB, HP, P, U, E)

Windows Vista

Default Description

This service enables Family Safety on the computer. If this service is not running, Family Safety will not work.

Additional Information

Installation option with Windows Live Essentials.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1 SP2
Vista Home Basic Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Vista Home Premium Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Vista Business Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Vista Ultimate Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Vista Enterprise Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)

Service Names

Service Name (registry): fsssvc
Display Name: Windows Live Family Safety

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Family Safety\fsssvc.exe

Log On As

Account: Local System Account

Dependencies

What service Windows Live Family Safety needs to function properly:

What other service require Windows Live Family Safety to function properly:

  • None (HB, HP, B, U)

Additional Reading

None at this time.