"WebClient - webclnt.dll" Service on Windows 7

Q

What is "WebClient" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "WebClient" service related to webclnt.dll?

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A

"WebClient" is a Windows 7 service that "Enables Windows-based programs to create, access, and modify Internet-based files. If this service is stopped, these functions will not be available. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start." "WebClient" service is provided by webclnt.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "WebClient" service:

Service name: WebClient
Display name: WebClient
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
Start type: Manual
Service status: Started
Dependencies:
   WebDav Client Redirector Driver

"WebClient" service is provided by a DLL file called: webclnt.dll:

Name: webclnt.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\webclnt.dll
Description: Web DAV Service DLL
File version: 6.1.7601.17514
Size: 200 KB (204,800 bytes)
Modified: Saturday, November 20, 2010, 7:21:35 AM

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

 

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