"Windows Audio - Audiosrv.dll" Service on Windows 7

Q

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

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A

"Windows Audio" is a Windows 7 service that "Manages audio for Windows-based programs. If this service is stopped, audio devices and effects will not function properly. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start" "Windows Audio" service is provided by Audiosrv.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "Windows Audio" service:

Service name: Audiosrv
Display name: Windows Audio
Execution command: C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
Start type: Automatic
Service status: Started
Dependencies:
   Multimedia Class Scheduler
   Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
   Windows Audio Endpoint Builder

"Windows Audio" service is provided by a DLL file called: Audiosrv.dll:

Name: Audiosrv.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\Audiosrv.dll
Description: Windows Audio Service
File version: 6.1.7601.17514
Size: 462 KB (473,600 bytes)
Modified: Saturday, November 20, 2010, 7:18:05 AM

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

 

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