This service is new for Windows 8.
Service to convert claims based identities to windows identities
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:
- Head to Start
- Select Control Panel
- Select Programs
- Select Programs and Features
- Select Turn Windows Features on or off
Default Startup Type
|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 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)
Note: No dependencies are listed for any service in the WDP build I used to draft this information.
None at this time.