Application Information (Appinfo) Service on Windows Server 2008

Q

What is the "Application Information (Appinfo)" system service on Windows Server 2008? Can I disable "Application Information"?

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A

"Application Information (Appinfo)" is a Windows Server 2008 service that facilitates the running of interactive applications with additional administrative privileges. If this service is stopped, users will be unable to launch applications with the additional administrative privileges they may require to perform desired user tasks.

"Application Information" service is provided by Appinfo.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "Application Information" service:

Service name: Appinfo
Display name: Application Information
Execution command: 
   C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs

"Application Information" service is provided by the svchost.exe program, see "svchost.exe Executable Program on Windows Server 2008" for details.

Disabling "Application Information" service may causing issues when running Windows applications.

 

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