"Microsoft Office ClickToRun Service - OfficeClickToRun.exe" Service on Windows 7

Q

What is "Microsoft Office ClickToRun Service" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "Microsoft Office ClickToRun Service" service related to OfficeClickToRun.exe?

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A

"Microsoft Office ClickToRun Service" is a Windows 7 service that manages resource coordination, background streaming, and system integration of Microsoft Office products and their related updates. This service is required to run during the use of any Microsoft Office program, during initial streaming installation and all subsequent updates. "Microsoft Office ClickToRun Service" service is provided by OfficeClickToRun.exe program file.

Detailed information on "Microsoft Office ClickToRun Service" service:

Service name: ClickToRunSvc
Display name: Microsoft Office ClickToRun Service
Execution command: "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office 15\ClientX64\OfficeClickToRun.exe" /service
Dependencies: None

"Microsoft Office ClickToRun Service" service is provided by a program called: OfficeClickToRun.exe:

Name: OfficeClickToRun.exe
Location: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office 15\ClientX64\OfficeClickToRun.exe
Description: Microsoft Office Click-to-Run
File version: 15.0.4881.1000
Size: 3042032 bytes
Modified: 11/1/2016 8:49:44 AM UTC

Disabling "Microsoft Office ClickToRun Service" service should not cause any issues when running Windows 7 system.

 

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