"ASP.NET State Service - aspnet_state.exe" Service on Windows 7

Q

What is "ASP.NET State Service" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "ASP.NET State Service" service related to aspnet_state.exe?

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A

"ASP.NET State Service" is a Windows 7 service that "Provides support for out-of-process session states for ASP.NET. If this service is stopped, out-of-process requests will not be processed. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start." "ASP.NET State Service" service is provided by aspnet_state.exe EXE file.

Detailed information on "ASP.NET State Service" service:

Service name: aspnet_state
Display name: ASP.NET State Service
Execution command: 
   C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\aspnet_state.exe
Start type: Manual
Service status: Stopped
Dependencies: None

"ASP.NET State Service" service is provided by an EXE file called: aspnet_state.exe:

Name: aspnet_state.exe
Location: C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\aspnet_state.exe
Description: Microsoft ASP.NET State Service
File version: 4.0.30319.1
Size: 34.3 KB (35,160 bytes)
Modified: Thursday, March 18, 2010, 5:47:22 PM
Product name: Microsoft .NET Framework
Vendor: Microsoft Corporation

Disabling "ASP.NET State Service" service should not cause any issues when running Windows 7 system.

 

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