wlsetupsvc.exe - Is wlsetupsvc.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is wlsetupsvc.exe?
Purpose of wlsetupsvc.exe:



Process or task name:

Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: wlsetupsvc.exe

File type:
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.

Purpose of this file:
WLsetupsvc.exe is a program file which most likely arrived on your system after a program installation. The exact hard drive location is also shown below to verfiy it is not spyware, as many spyware programs use similiar names and just locate them elsewhere on your hard drive. Always check the proper disk location of your programs if you are suspicious. This program is a Microsoft installation program. If you recently installed software, this may appear in your program task list. This should eventually disappear and will appear as a system service. This program is considered safe and is not spyware or adware. Visit wlsetupsvc.exe for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the wlsetupsvc.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found at: "C:\Program Files\Windows Live\installer\WLSetupSvc.exe"


  • Is wlsetupsvc.exe spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

  • Is wlsetupsvc.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove wlsetupsvc.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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