"Quality Windows Audio Video Experience - qwave.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Quality Windows Audio Video Experience" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Quality Windows Audio Video Experience" service related to qwave.dll?

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A

"Quality Windows Audio Video Experience" is a Windows 8 service that Quality Windows Audio Video Experience (qWave) is a networking platform for Audio Video (AV) streaming applications on IP home networks. qWave enhances AV streaming performance and reliability by ensuring network quality-of-service (QoS) for AV applications. It provides mechanisms for admission control, run time monitoring and enforcement, application feedback, and traffic prioritization. "Quality Windows Audio Video Experience" service is provided by qwave.dll program file.

Detailed information on "Quality Windows Audio Video Experience" service:

Service name: QWAVE
Display name: Quality Windows Audio Video Experience
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation
Dependencies: {rpcss, psched, QWAVEdrv, LLTDIO}

"Quality Windows Audio Video Experience" service is provided by a program called: qwave.dll:

Name: qwave.dll
Location: C:\Windows\system32\qwave.dll
Description: Windows NT
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 268800 bytes
Modified: 7/26/2012 3:07:01 AM UTC

Disabling "Quality Windows Audio Video Experience" service may cause issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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