Windows serviceMicrosoft Software Shadow Copy Provider

Registry Name

swprv

Description

Manages software-based volume shadow copies taken by the Volume Shadow Copy service. If this service is stopped, software-based volume shadow copies cannot be managed. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.

Default Status

Stopped

Default Startup Type

Manual

Executable File Path

C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k swprv

DLL File Path

C:\WINDOWS\System32\swprv.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