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Windows CardSpace - Windows 7 Service

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

This service also exists in Windows Vista.

Startup Type

Windows 7 edition without SP SP1
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Default Properties

Display name:Windows CardSpace
Service name:idsvc
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v3.0\Windows Communication Foundation\infocard.exe
Error control:normal
Object:LocalSystem
Privileges:
  • SeTcbPrivilege
  • SeAssignPrimaryTokenPrivilege
  • SeTakeOwnershipPrivilege
  • SeBackupPrivilege
  • SeRestorePrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege

Default Behavior

The Windows CardSpace service runs as LocalSystem in a shared process. It shares an executable file with other services. If the Windows CardSpace fails to load or initialize, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows 7 startup should proceed, but a message box is displayed informing you that the idsvc service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for Windows CardSpace

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 7 edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreWindowsCardSpaceWindows7.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.

3. Right-click the downloaded batch file and select Run as administrator.

4. Restart the computer to save changes.

Note. Make sure that the infocard.exe file exists in the %WinDir%\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v3.0\Windows Communication Foundation folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 7 installation media.