"Windows Presentation Foundation Font Cache 3.0.0.0 - PresentationFontCache.exe" Service on Windows Server 2008

Q

What is "Windows Presentation Foundation Font Cache 3.0.0.0" in my Windows Server 2008 service list? And how is "Windows Presentation Foundation Font Cache 3.0.0.0" service related to PresentationFontCache.exe?

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A

"Windows Presentation Foundation Font Cache 3.0.0.0" is a Windows Server 2008 service that "Optimizes performance of Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) applications by caching commonly used font data. WPF applications will start this service if it is not already running. It can be disabled, though doing so will degrade the performance of WPF applications." "Windows Presentation Foundation Font Cache 3.0.0.0" service is provided by PresentationFontCache.exe EXE file.

Detailed information on "Windows Presentation Foundation Font Cache 3.0.0.0" service:

Service name: FontCache3.0.0.0
Display name: Windows Presentation Foundation Font Cache 3.0.0.0
Execution command: C:\Windows\Microsoft.Net\Framework\v3.0\WPF\PresentationFontCache.exe
Start type: Manual
Service status: Stopped
Dependencies: None

Disabling "Windows Presentation Foundation Font Cache 3.0.0.0" service should not cause any issues when running Windows Server 2008 system.

 

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