"Application Information - Appinfo.dll" Service on Windows 7

Q

What is "Application Information" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "Application Information" service related to Appinfo.dll?

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A

"Application Information" is a Windows 7 service that "Facilitates the running of interactive applications with additional administrative privileges. If this service is stopped, users will be unable to launch applications with the additional administrative privileges they may require to perform desired user tasks." "Application Information" service is provided by Appinfo.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "Application Information" service:

Service name: Appinfo
Display name: Application Information
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
Start type: Manual
Service status: Started
Dependencies:
   Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
   User Profile Service

"Application Information" service is provided by a DLL file called: Appinfo.dll:

Name: Appinfo.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\Appinfo.dll
Description: Application Information Service
File version: 6.1.7601.17514
Size: 46.0 KB (47,104 bytes)
Modified: Saturday, November 20, 2010, 7:18:03 AM
Product name: Microsoft Windows Operating System

Disabling "Application Information" service may causing issues when running Windows applications.

 

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