"Windows Event Collector - wecsvc.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Windows Event Collector" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Windows Event Collector" service related to wecsvc.dll?

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A

"Windows Event Collector" is a Windows 8 service that This service manages persistent subscriptions to events from remote sources that support WS-Management protocol. This includes Windows Vista event logs, hardware and IPMI-enabled event sources. The service stores forwarded events in a local Event Log. If this service is stopped or disabled event subscriptions cannot be created and forwarded events cannot be accepted. "Windows Event Collector" service is provided by wecsvc.dll program file.

Detailed information on "Windows Event Collector" service:

Service name: Wecsvc
Display name: Windows Event Collector
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
Dependencies: {HTTP, Eventlog}

"Windows Event Collector" service is provided by a program called: wecsvc.dll:

Name: wecsvc.dll
Location: C:\Windows\system32\wecsvc.dll
Description: Event Collector Service
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 218112 bytes
Modified: 7/26/2012 3:07:46 AM UTC

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

 

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