"Distributed Link Tracking Client - TrkWks.dll" Service on Windows 7

Q

What is "Distributed Link Tracking Client" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "Distributed Link Tracking Client" service related to TrkWks.dll?

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A

"Distributed Link Tracking Client" is a Windows 7 service that "Maintains links between NTFS files within a computer or across computers in a network." "Distributed Link Tracking Client" service is provided by TrkWks.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "Distributed Link Tracking Client" service:

Service name: TrkWks
Display name: Distributed Link Tracking Client
Execution command: C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
Start type: Manual
Service status: Started
Dependencies:
   Remote Procedure Call (RPC)

"Distributed Link Tracking Client" service is provided by a DLL file called: TrkWks.dll:

Name: TrkWks.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\TrkWks.dll
Description: Distributed Link Tracking Client
File version: 6.1.7600.16385
Size: 75.5 KB (77,312 bytes)
Modified: Monday, July 13, 2009, 9:16:16 PM

Disabling "Distributed Link Tracking Client" service should not cause any issues when running Windows 7 system.

 

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