"Quality Windows Audio Video Experience - QWAVE.dll" Service on Windows 7


What is "Quality Windows Audio Video Experience" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "Quality Windows Audio Video Experience" service related to QWAVE.dll?

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"Quality Windows Audio Video Experience" is a Windows 7 service that "Quality Windows Audio Video Experience (qWave) is a networking platform for Audio Video (AV) streaming applications on IP home networks. qWave enhances AV streaming performance and reliability by ensuring network quality-of-service (QoS) for AV applications. It provides mechanisms for admission control, run time monitoring and enforcement, application feedback, and traffic prioritization." "Quality Windows Audio Video Experience" service is provided by QWAVE.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "Quality Windows Audio Video Experience" service:

Service name: QWAVE
Display name: Quality Windows Audio Video Experience
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation
Start type: Manual
Service status: Stopped
   Link-Layer Topology Discovery Mapper I/O Dirver
   QoS Packet Scheduler
   QWAVE driver
   Remote Procedure Call (RPC)

"Quality Windows Audio Video Experience" service is provided by a DLL file called: QWAVE.dll:

Name: QWAVE.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\QWAVE.dll
Description: Windows NT
File version:
Size: 206 KB (210,944 bytes
Modified: Monday, July 13, 2009, ?9:16:12 PM

Disabling "Quality Windows Audio Video Experience" service should not cause any issues when running Windows 7 system.


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