"Secondary Logon - seclogon.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Secondary Logon" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Secondary Logon" service related to seclogon.dll?

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A

"Secondary Logon" is a Windows 8 service that Enables starting processes under alternate credentials. If this service is stopped, this type of logon access will be unavailable. . "Secondary Logon" service is provided by seclogon.dll program file.

Detailed information on "Secondary Logon" service:

Service name: seclogon
Display name: Secondary Logon
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
Dependencies: None

"Secondary Logon" service is provided by a program called: seclogon.dll:

Name: seclogon.dll
Location: C:\Windows\system32\seclogon.dll
Description: Secondary Logon Service DLL
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 30720 bytes
Modified: 7/26/2012 3:07:09 AM UTC

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

 

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