Windows serviceConnected User Experiences and Telemetry

Registry Name



The Connected User Experiences and Telemetry service enables features that support in-application and connected user experiences. Additionally, this service manages the event driven collection and transmission of diagnostic and usage information (used to improve the experience and quality of the Windows Platform) when the diagnostics and usage privacy option settings are enabled under Feedback and Diagnostics.

Default Status


Default Startup Type


Executable File Path

C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k utcsvc -p

DLL File Path



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


Additional Information

The Connected User Experiences and Telemetry service sends diagnostic data and usage information to Microsoft. This service can safely be disabled to disable the Windows telemetry and optimize Windows performance.