"Windows Color System - WcsPlugInService.dll" Service on Windows 7

Q

What is "Windows Color System" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "Windows Color System" service related to WcsPlugInService.dll?

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A

"Windows Color System" is a Windows 7 service that "The WcsPlugInService service hosts third-party Windows Color System color device model and gamut map model plug-in modules. These plug-in modules are vendor-specific extensions to the Windows Color System baseline color device and gamut map models. Stopping or disabling the WcsPlugInService service will disable this extensibility feature, and the Windows Color System will use its baseline model processing rather than the vendor's desired processing. This might result in inaccurate color rendering." "Windows Color System" service is provided by WcsPlugInService.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "Windows Color System" service:

Service name: WcsPlugInService
Display name: Windows Color System
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k wcssvc
Start type: Manual
Service status: Stopped
Dependencies:
   Remote Procedure Call (RPC)

"Windows Color System" service is provided by a DLL file called: WcsPlugInService.dll:

Name: WcsPlugInService.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\WcsPlugInService.dll
Description: Windows Color System
File version: 6.1.7600.16385
Size: 32.0 KB (32,768 bytes)
Modified: Monday, July 13, 2009, ?9:16:18 PM

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

 

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