"ActiveX Installer - AxInstSV.dll" Service on Windows 7

Q

What is "ActiveX Installer (AxInstSV)" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "ActiveX Installer (AxInstSV)" service related to AxInstSV.dll?

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A

"ActiveX Installer (AxInstSV)" is a Windows 7 service that "Provides User Account Control validation for the installation of ActiveX controls from the Internet and enables management of ActiveX control installation based on Group Policy settings. This service is started on demand and if disabled the installation of ActiveX controls will behave according to default browser settings." "ActiveX Installer (AxInstSV)" service is provided by AxInstSV.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "ActiveX Installer (AxInstSV)" service:

Service name: AxInstSV
Display name: ActiveX Installer (AxInstSV)
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k AxInstSVGroup
Start type: Manual
Service status: Stopped
Dependencies: 
   Remote Procedure Call (RPC)

"ActiveX Installer" service is provided by a DLL file called: AxInstSV.dll:

Name: AxInstSV.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\AxInstSV.dll
Description: ActiveX Installer Service
File version: 6.1.7601.17514
Size: 86.0 KB (88,064 bytes)
Modified: Saturday, November 20, 2010, 7:18:06 AM
Product name: Microsoft Windows Operating System

Disabling "ActiveX Installer (AxInstSV)" service may causing issues when installing ActiveX in Internet Explorer (IE).

 

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