"Windows Audio - Audiosrv.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Windows Audio" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Windows Audio" service related to Audiosrv.dll?

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A

"Windows Audio" is a Windows 8 service that Manages audio for Windows-based programs. If this service is stopped, audio devices and effects will not function properly. "Windows Audio" service is provided by Audiosrv.dll program file.

Detailed information on "Windows Audio" service:

Service name: Audiosrv
Display name: Windows Audio
Execution command: C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
Dependencies: {AudioEndpointBuilder, RpcSs, MMCSS}

"Windows Audio" service is provided by a program called: Audiosrv.dll:

Name: Audiosrv.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\Audiosrv.dll
Description: Windows Audio Service
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 785408 bytes
Modified: 6/1/2013 9:19:42 AM UTC

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

 

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