"Human Interface Device Access - hidserv.dll" Service on Windows 8


What is "Human Interface Device Access" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Human Interface Device Access" service related to hidserv.dll?

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"Human Interface Device Access" is a Windows 8 service that Enables generic input access to Human Interface Devices (HID), which activates and maintains the use of predefined hot buttons on keyboards, remote controls, and other multimedia devices. If this service is stopped, hot buttons controlled by this service will no longer function. . "Human Interface Device Access" service is provided by hidserv.dll program file.

Detailed information on "Human Interface Device Access" service:

Service name: hidserv
Display name: Human Interface Device Access
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
Dependencies: None

"Human Interface Device Access" service is provided by a program called: hidserv.dll:

Name: hidserv.dll
Location: C:\Windows\system32\hidserv.dll
Description: HID Service
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 36352 bytes
Modified: 7/26/2012 3:05:46 AM UTC

Disabling "Human Interface Device Access" service may cause issues when running Windows 8 system.


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

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