"Disk Defragmenter - defragsvc.dll" Service on Windows 7

Q

What is "Disk Defragmenter" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "Disk Defragmenter" service related to defragsvc.dll?

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A

"Disk Defragmenter" is a Windows 7 service that "Provides Disk Defragmentation Capabilities." "Disk Defragmenter" service is provided by defragsvc.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "Disk Defragmenter" service:

Service name: defragsvc
Display name: Disk Defragmenter
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k defragsvc
Start type: Manual
Service status: Stopped
Dependencies:
   Remote Procedure Call (RPC)

"Disk Defragmenter" service is provided by a DLL file called: defragsvc.dll:

Name: defragsvc.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\defragsvc.dll
Description: Microsoft\Disk Defragmenter
File version: 6.1.7600.16385
Size: 213 KB (218,624 bytes)
Modified: Monday, July 13, 2009, 9:15:10 PM

Disabling "Disk Defragmenter" service should not cause any issues when running Windows 7 system.

 

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