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Claims to Windows Token Service

 

General Information

This service is new for Windows 8.


Windows 8

Default Description

Service to convert claims based identities to windows identities

Additional Information

This service is not installed by default and should not be installed on a “home” system. You can add or remove this service by heading to:

  1. Head to Start
  2. Select Control Panel
  3. Select Programs
  4. Select Programs and Features
  5. Select Turn Windows Features on or off

Default Startup Type

OS SP0
Windows 8 x86 Not Installed (Manual)
Windows 8 x64 Not Installed (Manual)
Windows 8 Pro x86 Not Installed (Manual)
Windows 8 Pro x64 Not Installed (Manual)
Windows 8 Enterprise x86 Not Installed (Manual)
Windows 8 Enterprise x64 Not Installed (Manual)

Service Names

Service Name (registry): c2wts
Display Name: Claims to Windows Token Service

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Program Files\Windows Identity Foundation\v3.5\c2wtshost.exe

Log On As

Account: Local System account (unchangeable)

Dependencies

Note: No dependencies are listed for any service in the WDP build I used to draft this information.

Additional Reading

None at this time.