"TPM Base Services - tbs.dll" Service on Windows 7

Q

What is "TPM Base Services" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "TPM Base Services" service related to tbs.dll?

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A

"TPM Base Services" is a Windows 7 service that "Enables access to the Trusted Platform Module (TPM), which provides hardware-based cryptographic services to system components and applications. If this service is stopped or disabled, applications will be unable to use keys protected by the TPM." "TPM Base Services" service is provided by tbs.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "TPM Base Services" service:

Service name: TBS
Display name: TPM Base Services
Execution command: 
   C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation
Start type: Manual
Service status: Stopped
Dependencies: None

"TPM Base Services" service is provided by a DLL file called: tbs.dll:

Name: tbs.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\tbs.dll
Description: TBS
File version: 6.1.7600.6385
Size: 12.0 KB (12,288 bytes)
Modified: Monday, July 13, 2009, ?9:16:15 PM

Disabling "TPM Base Services" service should not cause any issues when running Windows 7 system.

 

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