Windows CardSpace (infocard.exe) question?

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by Birdman, Oct 27, 2008.

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  1. Birdman

    Birdman Registered Member

    Nov 24, 2003
    I've noticed that the infocard.exe service (when it randomly starts) is causing major system slowdown and freezes IE7. The service is under Windows Cardspace in XP (sp3). I previously had it under the MANUAL setting.

    Is it SAFE to disable this service?

  2. JRViejo

    JRViejo Super Moderator

    Jul 9, 2008
    Birdman, from what can be gathered on the Internet, Introducing Windows CardSpace | Windows CardSpace is part of the .NET Framework versions 3.0 & 3.5 and has been included with IE7.

    Looks like a digital certificate for personal use (trying to eliminate the user ID & password concept) when visiting certain business sites, yet I can't find anywhere what those sites are and Microsoft is very vague on who they are as well. Based on that lack of info, I would disable the service and see what happens.
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