"Application Management - appmgmts.dll" Service on Windows 7

Q

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

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A

"Application Management" is a Windows 7 service that "Processes installation, removal, and enumeration requests for software deployed through Group Policy. If the service is disabled, users will be unable to install, remove, or enumerate software deployed through Group Policy. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start." "Application Management" service is provided by appmgmts.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "Application Management" service:

Service name: AppMgmt
Display name: Application Management
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
Start type: Manual
Service status: Stopped
Dependencies: None

"Application Management" service is provided by a DLL file called: appmgmts.dll:

Name: appmgmts.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\appmgmts.dll
Description: Software installation Service
File version: 6.1.7600.16385
Size: 146 KB (149,504 bytes)
Modified: Saturday, Monday, July 13, 2009, 9:14:53 PM
Product name: Microsoft Windows Operating System

Disabling "Application Management" service may cause issues when running Windows system.

 

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