"Storage Service - storsvc.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Storage Service" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Storage Service" service related to storsvc.dll?

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A

"Storage Service" is a Windows 8 service that Enforces group policy for storage devices. "Storage Service" service is provided by storsvc.dll program file.

Detailed information on "Storage Service" service:

Service name: StorSvc
Display name: Storage Service
Execution command: C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
Dependencies: None

"Storage Service" service is provided by a program called: storsvc.dll:

Name: storsvc.dll
Location: C:\Windows\system32\storsvc.dll
Description: Storage Services
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 20992 bytes
Modified: 7/26/2012 3:07:25 AM UTC

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

 

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