"Block Level Backup Engine Service - wbengine.exe" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Block Level Backup Engine Service" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Block Level Backup Engine Service" service related to wbengine.exe?

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A

"Block Level Backup Engine Service" is a Windows 8 service that is used by Windows Backup to perform backup and recovery operations. If this service is stopped by a user, it may cause the currently running backup or recovery operation to fail. Disabling this service may disable backup and recovery operations using Windows Backup on this computer. "Block Level Backup Engine Service" service is provided by wbengine.exe program file.

Detailed information on "Block Level Backup Engine Service" service:

Service name: wbengine
Display name: Block Level Backup Engine Service
Execution command: "C:\Windows\system32\wbengine.exe"
Dependencies: None

"Block Level Backup Engine Service" service is provided by a program called: wbengine.exe:

Name: wbengine.exe
Location: C:\Windows\system32\wbengine.exe
Description: Microsoftr Block Level Backup Engine 
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 1616896 bytes
Modified: 7/26/2012 3:08:50 AM UTC

Disabling "Block Level Backup Engine Service" service should not cause any issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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