Windows XP WebClient Service

 

WebClient

 

Article by Marc Liron - Microsoft MVP (Windows Desktop Experience)

 


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Below is a description of this Windows XP service:

WebClient

# Service Name:

WebClient

# Service Description:

Enables Windows-based programs to create, access, and modify Internet-based files. If this service is stopped, these functions will not be available. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.


# Default Settings:

Default setting in Windows XP Professional: Automatic
Default setting in Windows XP Home: Automatic


# This Windows service logs on as:

Local System

# The default path for this Windows service is:

%systemroot%\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService

# This Windows service depends on the following system components:

WebDav Client Redirector Driver

# The following services have a dependency on this service:

None

Marc Says:

Basically the WebClient service allows programs to access files on the Internet. It does this by extending the networking capability of Windows Vista and allows standard Windows (Win32) applications to read, create and write files on Internet file servers by using the established WebDAV protocol.

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