"Remote Desktop Services - termsrv.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Remote Desktop Services" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Remote Desktop Services" service related to termsrv.dll?

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A

"Remote Desktop Services" is a Windows 8 service that Allows users to connect interactively to a remote computer. Remote Desktop and Remote Desktop Session Host Server depend on this service. To prevent remote use of this computer, clear the checkboxes on the Remote tab of the System properties control panel item. "Remote Desktop Services" service is provided by termsrv.dll program file.

Detailed information on "Remote Desktop Services" service:

Service name: TermService
Display name: Remote Desktop Services
Execution command: C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
Dependencies: {RPCSS}

"Remote Desktop Services" service is provided by a program called: termsrv.dll:

Name: termsrv.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\termsrv.dll
Description: Remote Desktop Session Host Server 
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 723968 bytes
Modified: 7/26/2012 3:07:29 AM UTC

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

 

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