"System Event Notification Service - sens.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "System Event Notification Service" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "System Event Notification Service" service related to sens.dll?

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A

"System Event Notification Service" is a Windows 8 service that Monitors system events and notifies subscribers to COM+ Event System of these events. "System Event Notification Service" service is provided by sens.dll program file.

Detailed information on "System Event Notification Service" service:

Service name: SENS
Display name: System Event Notification Service
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
Dependencies: {EventSystem}

"System Event Notification Service" service is provided by a program called: sens.dll:

Name: sens.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\sens.dll
Description: System Event Notification Service (SENS)
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 62976 bytes
Modified: 7/26/2012 3:07:09 AM UTC

Disabling "System Event Notification Service" service may cause issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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