"PolicyConverter" Scheduled Task on Windows 8

Q

What is the scheduled task "\Microsoft\Windows\AppID\PolicyConverter" on my Windows 8 computer?

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A

"\Microsoft\Windows\AppID\PolicyConverter" is a scheduled task on Windows 8 system added as part of Windows installation.

You will see "\Microsoft\Windows\AppID\PolicyConverter" listed on Task Scheduler with the following information:

Name: PolicyConverter
Location: \Microsoft\Windows\AppID
Description: Converts the software restriction policies policy from XML into binary format.
Actions: %windir%\system32\appidpolicyconverter.exe 
Triggers: 
History: 

Programe file information about "appidpolicyconverter.exe":

File name: appidpolicyconverter.exe
File path: C:\Windows\system32\appidpolicyconverter.exe
File size: 139776 bytes
Last modified time: 7/25/2012 11:08:16 PM
File description: AppID Policy Converter Task
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Company name: Microsoft Corporation

"appidpolicyconverter.exe" is scheduled with no triggers. It is disabled by.default.

It is recommented to disable "\Microsoft\Windows\AppID\PolicyConverter" as a scheduled task.

 

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