"Windows Event Collector - Wecsvc.dll" Service on Windows 7

Q

What is "Windows Event Collector" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "Windows Event Collector" service related to Wecsvc.dll?

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A

"Windows Event Collector" is a Windows 7 service that "This service manages persistent subscriptions to events from remote sources that support WS-Management protocol. This includes Windows Vista event logs, hardware and IPMI-enabled event sources. The service stores forwarded events in a local Event Log. If this service is stopped or disabled event subscriptions cannot be created and forwarded events cannot be accepted." "Windows Event Collector" service is provided by Wecsvc.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "Windows Event Collector" service:

Service name: Wecsvc
Display name: Windows Event Collector
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
Start type: Manual
Service status: Stopped
Dependencies:
   HTTP
   Windows Event Log

"Windows Event Collector" service is provided by a DLL file called: Wecsvc.dll:

Name: Wecsvc.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\Wecsvc.dll
Description: Event Collector Service
File version: 6.1.7600.16385
Size: 144 KB (147,968 bytes)
Modified: Monday, July 13, 2009, ?9:16:18 PM

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

 

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