"Spot Verifier - svsvc.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Spot Verifier" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Spot Verifier" service related to svsvc.dll?

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A

"Spot Verifier" is a Windows 8 service that Verifies potential file system corruptions. "Spot Verifier" service is provided by svsvc.dll program file.

Detailed information on "Spot Verifier" service:

Service name: svsvc
Display name: Spot Verifier
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
Dependencies: None

"Spot Verifier" service is provided by a program called: svsvc.dll:

Name: svsvc.dll
Location: C:\Windows\system32\svsvc.dll
Description: Microsoft\Spot Verifier
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 12800 bytes
Modified: 7/26/2012 3:07:25 AM UTC

Disabling "Spot Verifier" service may cause issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

"svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted" Services on Windows 8

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