"Thread Ordering Server - mmcss.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Thread Ordering Server" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Thread Ordering Server" service related to mmcss.dll?

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A

"Thread Ordering Server" is a Windows 8 service that provides ordered execution for a group of threads within a specific period of time." "Thread Ordering Server" service is provided by mmcss.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "Thread Ordering Server" service:

Service name: THREADORDER
Display name: Thread Ordering Server
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
Start type: Manual
Service status: Stopped
Dependencies: None

"Thread Ordering Server" service is provided by a DLL file called: mmcss.dll:

Name: mmcss.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\mmcss.dll
Description: Multimedia Class Scheduler Service
File version: 6.2.9200.16420
Size: 9.0 KB (80,896 bytes)
Modified: Thursday, ‎September ‎20, ‎2012, ‏‎2:31:57 AM

Disabling "Thread Ordering Server" service should not cause any issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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