Windows serviceEncrypting File System (EFS)

Registry Name

EFS

Description

Provides the core file encryption technology used to store encrypted files on NTFS file system volumes. If this service is stopped or disabled, applications will be unable to access encrypted files.

Default Status

Stopped

Default Startup Type

Manual (Trigger Start)

Executable File Path

C:\WINDOWS\System32\lsass.exe

DLL File Path

C:\WINDOWS\system32\efssvc.dll

Dependencies

The service depends on the following system components to function properly: System components that depend on this service to function properly:
  • None

Log On As

LocalSystem

Additional Information

None at this time