"Windows Management Instrumentation - WMIsvc.dll" Service on Windows 8


What is "Windows Management Instrumentation" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Windows Management Instrumentation" service related to WMIsvc.dll?

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"Windows Management Instrumentation" is a Windows 8 service that Provides a common interface and object model to access management information about operating system, devices, applications and services. If this service is stopped, most Windows-based software will not function properly. . "Windows Management Instrumentation" service is provided by WMIsvc.dll program file.

Detailed information on "Windows Management Instrumentation" service:

Service name: Winmgmt
Display name: Windows Management Instrumentation
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
Dependencies: {RPCSS}

"Windows Management Instrumentation" service is provided by a program called: WMIsvc.dll:

Name: WMIsvc.dll
Location: C:\Windows\system32\wbem\WMIsvc.dll
Description: WMI
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 219648 bytes
Modified: 7/26/2012 3:08:06 AM UTC

Disabling "Windows Management Instrumentation" service may cause issues when running Windows 8 system.


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