"Health Key and Certificate Management - kmsvc.dll" Service on Windows 7

Q

What is "Health Key and Certificate Management" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "Health Key and Certificate Management" service related to kmsvc.dll?

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A

"Health Key and Certificate Management" is a Windows 7 service that "Provides X.509 certificate and key management services for the Network Access Protection Agent (NAPAgent). Enforcement technologies that use X.509 certificates may not function properly without this service." "Health Key and Certificate Management" service is provided by kmsvc.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "Health Key and Certificate Management" service:

Service name: hkmsvc
Display name: Health Key and Certificate Management
Execution command: C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
Start type: Manual
Service status: Stopped
Dependencies:
   Remote Procedure Call (RPC)

"Health Key and Certificate Management" service is provided by a DLL file called: kmsvc.dll:

Name: kmsvc.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\kmsvc.dll
Description: Key Management Service
File version: 6.1.7601.17514
Size: 69.5 KB (71,168 bytes)
Modified: Saturday, November 20, 2010, 7:19:26 AM

Disabling "Health Key and Certificate Management" service may cause issues when running Windows 7 system.

 

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