"Virtual Disk - vds.exe" Service on Windows 7

Q

What is "Virtual Disk" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "Virtual Disk" service related to vds.exe?

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A

"Virtual Disk" is a Windows 7 service that "Provides management services for disks, volumes, file systems, and storage arrays." "Virtual Disk" service is provided by vds.exe EXE file.

Detailed information on "Virtual Disk" service:

Service name: vds
Display name: Virtual Disk
Execution command: C:\Windows\System32\vds.exe
Start type: Manual
Service status: Stopped
Dependencies:
   Plug and Play
   Remote Procedure Call (RPC)

"Virtual Disk" service is provided by an EXE file called: vds.exe:

Name: vds.exe
Location: C:\Windows\System32\vds.exe
Description: Virtual Disk Service
File version: 6.1.7601.17514
Size: 443 KB (453,632 bytes)
Modified: Saturday, November 20, 2010, 7:17:497 AM

Disabling "Virtual Disk" service should not cause any issues when running Windows 7 system.

 

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