"Bluetooth Support Service - bthserv.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Bluetooth Support Service" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Bluetooth Support Service" service related to bthserv.dll?

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A

"Bluetooth Support Service" is a Windows 8 service that supports discovery and association of remote Bluetooth devices. Stopping or disabling this service may cause already installed Bluetooth devices to fail to operate properly and prevent new devices from being discovered or associated. "Bluetooth Support Service" service is provided by bthserv.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "Bluetooth Support Service" service:

Service name: bthserv
Display name: Bluetooth Support Service
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
Start type: Manual
Service status: Started
Dependencies: None

"Bluetooth Support Service" service is provided by a DLL file called: FntCache.dll:

Name: FntCache.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\bthserv.dll
Description: Bluetooth Support Service
File version: 6.2.9200.16384
Size: 87.0 KB (89,088 bytes)
Modified: Wednesday, ‎July ‎25, ‎2012, ‏‎11:05:13 PM

Disabling "Bluetooth Support Service" service may cause issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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