"Remote Desktop Configuration - svchost.exe" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Remote Desktop Configuration" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Remote Desktop Configuration" service related to svchost.exe?

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A

"Remote Desktop Configuration" is a Windows 8 service that Remote Desktop Configuration service (RDCS) is responsible for all Remote Desktop Services and Remote Desktop related configuration and session maintenance activities that require SYSTEM context. These include per-session temporary folders, RD themes, and RD certificates. "Remote Desktop Configuration" service is provided by svchost.exe program file.

Detailed information on "Remote Desktop Configuration" service:

Service name: SessionEnv
Display name: Remote Desktop Configuration
Execution command: C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
Dependencies: {RPCSS, LanmanWorkstation}

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

 

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