"Optimize drives - defragsvc.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Optimize drives" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Optimize drives" service related to defragsvc.dll?

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A

"Optimize drives" is a Windows 8 service that Helps the computer run more efficiently by optimizing files on storage drives. "Optimize drives" service is provided by defragsvc.dll program file.

Detailed information on "Optimize drives" service:

Service name: defragsvc
Display name: Optimize drives
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k defragsvc
Dependencies: {RPCSS}

"Optimize drives" service is provided by a program called: defragsvc.dll:

Name: defragsvc.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\defragsvc.dll
Description: Microsoft\Drive Optimizer
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 340480 bytes
Modified: 7/26/2012 3:05:27 AM UTC

Disabling "Optimize drives" service may cause issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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