"Power - umpo.dll" Service on Windows 7

Q

What is "Power" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "Power" service related to umpo.dll?

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A

"Power" is a Windows 7 service that "Manages power policy and power policy notification delivery." "Power" service is provided by umpo.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "Power" service:

Service name: Power
Display name: Power
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
Start type: Manual
Service status: Started
Dependencies: None

"Power" service is provided by a DLL file called: umpo.dll:

Name: umpo.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\umpo.dll
Description: User-mode Power Service
File version: 6.1.7601.17514
Size: 117 KB (119,808 bytes)
Modified: Saturday, November 20, 2010, 7:21:33 AM

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

 

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