"Windows Driver Foundation - User-mode Driver Framework - WUDFSvc.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Windows Driver Foundation - User-mode Driver Framework" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Windows Driver Foundation - User-mode Driver Framework" service related to WUDFSvc.dll?

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A

"Windows Driver Foundation - User-mode Driver Framework" is a Windows 8 service that Creates and manages user-mode driver processes. This service cannot be stopped. "Windows Driver Foundation - User-mode Driver Framework" service is provided by WUDFSvc.dll program file.

Detailed information on "Windows Driver Foundation - User-mode Driver Framework" service:

Service name: wudfsvc
Display name: Windows Driver Foundation - User-mode Driver Framework
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
Dependencies: {WudfPf}

"Windows Driver Foundation - User-mode Driver Framework" service is provided by a program called: WUDFSvc.dll:

Name: WUDFSvc.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\WUDFSvc.dll
Description: Windows Driver Foundation - User-mode 
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 84992 bytes
Modified: 7/26/2012 3:08:14 AM UTC

Disabling "Windows Driver Foundation - User-mode Driver Framework" service may cause issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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