User Profile Service (ProfSvc) Service on Windows Server 2012

Q

What is the "User Profile Service (ProfSvc)" system service on Windows Server 2012? Can I disable "User Profile Service"?

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A

"User Profile Service (ProfSvc)" is a Windows Server 2012 service that is responsible for loading and unloading user profiles. If this service is stopped or disabled, users will no longer be able to successfully sign in or sign out, apps might have problems getting to users' data, and components registered to receive profile event notifications won't receive them.

Detailed information on "User Profile Service" service:

Service name: ProfSvc
Display name: User Profile Service
Execution command: 
   C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
Dependencies:
   Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
Impacts:
   Application Information

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

Disabling "User Profile Service" service will cause issues on running Windows 2012 Server.

 

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