"Device Setup Manager - DeviceSetupManager.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Device Setup Manager" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Device Setup Manager" service related to DeviceSetupManager.dll?

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A

"Device Setup Manager" is a Windows 8 service that Enables the detection, download and installation of device-related software. If this service is disabled, devices may be configured with outdated software, and may not work correctly. "Device Setup Manager" service is provided by DeviceSetupManager.dll program file.

Detailed information on "Device Setup Manager" service:

Service name: DsmSvc
Display name: Device Setup Manager
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
Dependencies: {RpcSs, HTTP}

"Device Setup Manager" service is provided by a program called: DeviceSetupManager.dll:

Name: DeviceSetupManager.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\DeviceSetupManager.dll
Description: Device Setup Manager
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 207872 bytes
Modified: 6/1/2013 9:19:58 AM UTC

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

 

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