"Cryptographic Services - cryptsvc.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Cryptographic Services" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Cryptographic Services" service related to cryptsvc.dll?

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A

"Cryptographic Services" is a Windows 8 service that Provides four management services: Catalog Database Service, which confirms the signatures of Windows files and allows new programs to be installed; Protected Root Service, which adds and removes Trusted Root Certification Authority certificates from this computer; Automatic Root Certificate Update Service, which retrieves root certificates from Windows Update and enable scenarios such as SSL; and Key Service, which helps enroll this computer for certificates. If this service is stopped, these management services will not function properly. . "Cryptographic Services" service is provided by cryptsvc.dll program file.

Detailed information on "Cryptographic Services" service:

Service name: CryptSvc
Display name: Cryptographic Services
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
Dependencies: {RpcSs}

"Cryptographic Services" service is provided by a program called: cryptsvc.dll:

Name: cryptsvc.dll
Location: C:\Windows\system32\cryptsvc.dll
Description: Cryptographic Services
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 68096 bytes
Modified: 7/13/2013 6:16:06 AM UTC

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

 

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