"File History Service - fhsvc.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "File History Service" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "File History Service" service related to fhsvc.dll?

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A

"File History Service" is a Windows 8 service that Protects user files from accidental loss by copying them to a backup location. "File History Service" service is provided by fhsvc.dll program file.

Detailed information on "File History Service" service:

Service name: fhsvc
Display name: File History Service
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
Dependencies: {RpcSs}

"File History Service" service is provided by a program called: fhsvc.dll:

Name: fhsvc.dll
Location: C:\Windows\system32\fhsvc.dll
Description: File History Service
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 116736 bytes
Modified: 9/20/2012 6:31:18 AM UTC

Disabling "File History Service" service may cause issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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