Diagnostic Policy Service (DPS) on Windows Server 2012

Q

What is the "Diagnostic Policy Service (DPS)" system service on Windows Server 2012? Can I disable "Diagnostic Policy Service"?

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A

"Diagnostic Policy Service (DPS)" is a Windows Server 2012 service that enables problem detection, troubleshooting and resolution for Windows components. If this service is stopped, diagnostics will no longer function.

Detailed information on "Diagnostic Policy Service" service:

Service name: DPS
Display name: Diagnostic Policy Service
Execution command: 
   C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
Dependencies: None

"Diagnostic Policy Service" service is provided by the svchost.exe program, see "svchost.exe Executable Program on Windows Server 2012" for details.

Disabling "Diagnostic Policy Service" service will not cause any issues on running Windows 2012 Server. If you don't need system to provide any diagnostics in case of error, you can disable "Diagnostic Policy Service" to improve system performance and security.

 

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