"Credential Manager - vaultsvc.dll" Service on Windows 7

Q

What is "Credential Manager" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "Credential Manager" service related to vaultsvc.dll?

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A

"Credential Manager" is a Windows 7 service that "Provides secure storage and retrieval of credentials to users, applications and security service packages." "Credential Manager" service is provided by vaultsvc.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "Credential Manager" service:

Service name: VaultSvc
Display name: Credential Manager
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\lsass.exe
Start type: Manual
Service status: Stopped
Dependencies:
   Remote Procedure Call (RPC)

"Credential Manager" service is provided by a DLL file called: vaultsvc.dll:

Name: vaultsvc.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\vaultsvc.dll
Description: Credential Manager Service
File version: 6.1.7601.17514
Size: 191 KB (196,096 bytes)
Modified: Saturday, November 20, 2010, 7:21:33 AM

Disabling "Credential Manager" service may cause issues when running Windows 7 system.

 

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