"Windows Connection Manager - wcmsvc.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Windows Connection Manager" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Windows Connection Manager" service related to wcmsvc.dll?

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A

"Windows Connection Manager" is a Windows 8 service that Makes automatic connect/disconnect decisions based on the network connectivity options currently available to the PC and enables management of network connectivity based on Group Policy settings. "Windows Connection Manager" service is provided by wcmsvc.dll program file.

Detailed information on "Windows Connection Manager" service:

Service name: Wcmsvc
Display name: Windows Connection Manager
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
Dependencies: {RpcSs}

"Windows Connection Manager" service is provided by a program called: wcmsvc.dll:

Name: wcmsvc.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\wcmsvc.dll
Description: Windows Connection Manager Service DLL
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 263680 bytes
Modified: 6/24/2013 10:54:45 PM UTC

Disabling "Windows Connection Manager" service may cause issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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