"Credential Manager - vaultsvc.dll" Service on Windows 8


What is "Credential Manager" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Credential Manager" service related to vaultsvc.dll?

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"Credential Manager" is a Windows 8 service that Provides secure storage and retrieval of credentials to users, applications and security service packages. "Credential Manager" service is provided by vaultsvc.dll program file.

Detailed information on "Credential Manager" service:

Service name: VaultSvc
Display name: Credential Manager
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\lsass.exe
Dependencies: {rpcss}

"Credential Manager" service is provided by a program called: vaultsvc.dll:

Name: vaultsvc.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\vaultsvc.dll
Description: Credential Manager Service
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 283648 bytes
Modified: 7/26/2012 3:07:40 AM UTC

Disabling "Credential Manager" service may cause issues when running Windows 8 system.


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