"Server - srvsvc.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Server" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Server" service related to srvsvc.dll?

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A

"Server" is a Windows 8 service that Supports file, print, and named-pipe sharing over the network for this computer. If this service is stopped, these functions will be unavailable. . "Server" service is provided by srvsvc.dll program file.

Detailed information on "Server" service:

Service name: LanmanServer
Display name: Server
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
Dependencies: {SamSS, Srv}

"Server" service is provided by a program called: srvsvc.dll:

Name: srvsvc.dll
Location: C:\Windows\system32\srvsvc.dll
Description: Server Service DLL
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 309248 bytes
Modified: 7/26/2012 3:07:23 AM UTC

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

 

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