"Windows Store Service (WSService) - WSService.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Windows Store Service (WSService)" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Windows Store Service (WSService)" service related to WSService.dll?

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A

"Windows Store Service (WSService)" is a Windows 8 service that Provides infrastructure support for Windows Store.This service is started on demand and if disabled applications bought using Windows Store will not behave correctly. "Windows Store Service (WSService)" service is provided by WSService.dll program file.

Detailed information on "Windows Store Service (WSService)" service:

Service name: WSService
Display name: Windows Store Service (WSService)
Execution command: C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation
Dependencies: {rpcss}

"Windows Store Service (WSService)" service is provided by a program called: WSService.dll:

Name: WSService.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\WSService.dll
Description: Windows Store Service
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 2371728 bytes
Modified: 8/16/2013 5:39:26 AM UTC

Disabling "Windows Store Service (WSService)" service may cause issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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