"Block Level Backup Engine Service - wbengine.exe" Service on Windows 7

Q

What is "Block Level Backup Engine Service" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "Block Level Backup Engine Service" service related to wbengine.exe?

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A

"Block Level Backup Engine Service" is a Windows 7 service that "The WBENGINE service is used by Windows Backup to perform backup and recovery operations. If this service is stopped by a user, it may cause the currently running backup or recovery operation to fail. Disabling this service may disable backup and recovery operations using Windows Backup on this computer." "Block Level Backup Engine Service" service is provided by wbengine.exe EXE file.

Detailed information on "Block Level Backup Engine Service" service:

Service name: wbengine
Display name: Block Level Backup Engine Service
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\wbengine.exe
Start type: Manual
Service status: Stopped
Dependencies: None

"Block Level Backup Engine Service" service is provided by an EXE file called: wbengine.exe:

Name: wbengine.exe
Location: C:\Windows\System32\wbengine.exe
Description: Microsoft Block Level Backup Engine Service
File version: 6.1.7601.17514
Size: 1.14 MB (1,203,200 bytes)
Modified: Saturday, November 20, 2010, 7:17:52 AM

Disabling "Block Level Backup Engine Service" service should not cause any issues when running Windows 7 system.

 

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