"Routing and Remote Access - svchost.exe" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Routing and Remote Access" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Routing and Remote Access" service related to svchost.exe?

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A

"Routing and Remote Access" is a Windows 8 service that Offers routing services to businesses in local area and wide area network environments. "Routing and Remote Access" service is provided by svchost.exe program file.

Detailed information on "Routing and Remote Access" service:

Service name: RemoteAccess
Display name: Routing and Remote Access
Execution command: C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
Dependencies: {RpcSS, Bfe, RasMan, Http}

"Routing and Remote Access" service is provided by a program called: svchost.exe:

Name: svchost.exe
Location: C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe
Description: Host Process for Windows Services
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 29696 bytes
Modified: 9/20/2012 6:33:52 AM UTC

Disabling "Routing and Remote Access" service may cause issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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