"Virtual Disk - vds.exe" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Virtual Disk" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Virtual Disk" service related to vds.exe?

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A

"Virtual Disk" is a Windows 8 service that Provides management services for disks, volumes, file systems, and storage arrays. "Virtual Disk" service is provided by vds.exe program file.

Detailed information on "Virtual Disk" service:

Service name: vds
Display name: Virtual Disk
Execution command: C:\Windows\System32\vds.exe
Dependencies: {RpcSs}

"Virtual Disk" service is provided by a program called: vds.exe:

Name: vds.exe
Location: C:\Windows\System32\vds.exe
Description: Virtual Disk Service
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 680960 bytes
Modified: 6/1/2013 9:23:06 AM UTC

Disabling "Virtual Disk" service should not cause any issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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