"Application Identity - appidsvc.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Application Identity" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Application Identity" service related to appidsvc.dll?

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A

"Application Identity" is a Windows 8 service that Determines and verifies the identity of an application. Disabling this service will prevent AppLocker from being enforced. "Application Identity" service is provided by appidsvc.dll program file.

Detailed information on "Application Identity" service:

Service name: AppIDSvc
Display name: Application Identity
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
Dependencies: {RpcSs, AppID, CryptSvc}

"Application Identity" service is provided by a program called: appidsvc.dll:

Name: appidsvc.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\appidsvc.dll
Description: Application Identity Service
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 37888 bytes
Modified: 7/26/2012 3:05:04 AM UTC

Disabling "Application Identity" service may cause issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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