"Task Scheduler - schedsvc.dll" Service on Windows 7

Q

What is "Task Scheduler" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "Task Scheduler" service related to schedsvc.dll?

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A

"Task Scheduler" is a Windows 7 service that "Enables a user to configure and schedule automated tasks on this computer. The service also hosts multiple Windows system-critical tasks. If this service is stopped or disabled, these tasks will not be run at their scheduled times. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start." "Task Scheduler" service is provided by schedsvc.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "Task Scheduler" service:

Service name: Schedule
Display name: Task Scheduler
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
Start type: Automatic
Service status: Started
Dependencies:
   Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
   Windows Event Log

"Task Scheduler" service is provided by a DLL file called: schedsvc.dll:

Name: schedsvc.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\schedsvc.dll
Description: Task Scheduler Service
File version: 6.1.7601.17514
Size: 733 KB (750,592 bytes)
Modified: Saturday, November 20, 2010, 7:21:05 AM

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

 

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