"Themes - themeservice.dll" Service on Windows XP


What is "Themes" in my Windows XP service list? And how is "Themes" service related to themeservice.dll?

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"Themes" is a Windows XP service that "Provides user experience theme management." "Themes" service is provided by themeservice.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "Themes" service:

Service name: Themes
Display name: Themes
Execution command: C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
Start type: Automatic
Service status: Started
Dependencies: None

"Themes" service is provided by a DLL file called: themeservice.dll:

Name: themeservice.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\themeservice.dll
Description: Windows Shell Themes Service Dll
File version: 6.1.7600.16385
Size: 36.5 KB (37,376 bytes)
Modified: Monday, July 13, 2009, ?9:16:16 PM

Disabling "Themes" service should not cause any issues when running Windows XP system.


"svchost.exe -k netsvcs" Services on Windows XP

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