"Remote Registry - regsvc.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Remote Registry" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Remote Registry" service related to regsvc.dll?

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A

"Remote Registry" is a Windows 8 service that "Enables remote users to modify registry settings on this computer. If this service is stopped, the registry can be modified only by users on this computer. " "Remote Registry" service is provided by regsvc.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "Remote Registry" service:

Service name: RemoteRegistry
Display name: Remote Registry
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
Start type: Automatic
Service status: Started
Dependencies:
   Remote Procedure Call (RPC)

"Remote Registry" service is provided by a DLL file called: regsvc.dll:

Name: regsvc.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\regsvc.dll
Description: Remote Registry Service
File version: 6.2.9200.16384
Size: 156 KB (159,744 bytes)
Modified: ‎‎Wednesday, ‎July ‎25, ‎2012, ‏‎11:07:05 PM

Disabling "Remote Registry" service may cause issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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