"@%systemroot%\sysWow64\perfhost.exe,-2 - perfhost.exe" Service on Windows 7


What is "@%systemroot%\sysWow64\perfhost.exe,-2" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "@%systemroot%\sysWow64\perfhost.exe,-2" service related to perfhost.exe?

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"@%systemroot%\sysWow64\perfhost.exe,-2" is a Windows 7 service provided by perfhost.exe program file.

Detailed information on "@%systemroot%\sysWow64\perfhost.exe,-2" service:

Service name: PerfHost
Display name: @%systemroot%\sysWow64\perfhost.exe,-2
Execution command: C:\windows\SysWow64\perfhost.exe
Dependencies: {RPCSS}

"@%systemroot%\sysWow64\perfhost.exe,-2" service is provided by a program called: perfhost.exe:

Name: perfhost.exe
Location: C:\windows\SysWow64\perfhost.exe
Description: x86 Performance Counter Host
File version: 6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
Size: 20992 bytes
Modified: 7/14/2009 1:14:28 AM UTC

Disabling "@%systemroot%\sysWow64\perfhost.exe,-2" service may cause issues when running Windows 7 system.


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