"Sensor Monitoring Service - sensrsvc.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Sensor Monitoring Service" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Sensor Monitoring Service" service related to sensrsvc.dll?

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A

"Sensor Monitoring Service" is a Windows 8 service that Monitors various sensors in order to expose data and adapt to system and user state. If this service is stopped or disabled, the display brightness will not adapt to lighting conditions. Stopping this service may affect other system functionality and features as well. "Sensor Monitoring Service" service is provided by sensrsvc.dll program file.

Detailed information on "Sensor Monitoring Service" service:

Service name: SensrSvc
Display name: Sensor Monitoring Service
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation
Dependencies: None

"Sensor Monitoring Service" service is provided by a program called: sensrsvc.dll:

Name: sensrsvc.dll
Location: C:\Windows\system32\sensrsvc.dll
Description: Microsoft Windows Sensor Monitoring 
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 161792 bytes
Modified: 7/26/2012 3:07:09 AM UTC

Disabling "Sensor Monitoring Service" service may cause issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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