"Hyper-V Volume Shadow Copy Requestor - ICSvc.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Hyper-V Volume Shadow Copy Requestor" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Hyper-V Volume Shadow Copy Requestor" service related to ICSvc.dll?

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A

"Hyper-V Volume Shadow Copy Requestor" is a Windows 8 service that Coordinates the communications that are required to use Volume Shadow Copy Service to back up applications and data on this virtual machine from the operating system on the physical computer. "Hyper-V Volume Shadow Copy Requestor" service is provided by ICSvc.dll program file.

Detailed information on "Hyper-V Volume Shadow Copy Requestor" service:

Service name: vmicvss
Display name: Hyper-V Volume Shadow Copy Requestor
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
Dependencies: None

"Hyper-V Volume Shadow Copy Requestor" service is provided by a program called: ICSvc.dll:

Name: ICSvc.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\ICSvc.dll
Description: Virtual Machine Integration Component 
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 336384 bytes
Modified: 7/26/2012 12:24:02 AM UTC

Disabling "Hyper-V Volume Shadow Copy Requestor" service may cause issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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