"Windows Firewall - MpsSvc.dll" Service on Windows 7

Q

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

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A

"Windows Firewall" is a Windows 7 service that "Windows Firewall helps protect your computer by preventing unauthorized users from gaining access to your computer through the Internet or a network." "Windows Firewall" service is provided by MpsSvc.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "Windows Firewall" service:

Service name: MpsSvc
Display name: Windows Firewall
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
Start type: Automatic
Service status: Started
Dependencies:
   Base Filtering Engine
   Windows Firewall Authorization Driver

"Windows Firewall" service is provided by a DLL file called: wevtsvc.dll:

Name: MpsSvc.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\MpsSvc.dll
Description: Windows Protection Service
File version: 6.1.7601.17514
Size: 553 KB (566,272 bytes)
Modified: Saturday, November 20, 2010, 7:19:40 AM

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

 

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