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Power

 

General Information

New for Windows 7.

Windows 8

Default Description

Manages power policy and power policy notification delivery.

Additional Information

None at this time.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0
Windows 8 x86 Automatic (Started)
Windows 8 x64 Automatic (Started)
Windows 8 Pro x86 Automatic (Started)
Windows 8 Pro x64 Automatic (Started)
Windows 8 Enterprise x86 Automatic (Started)
Windows 8 Enterprise x64 Automatic (Started)

Service Names

Service Name (registry): Power
Display Name: Power

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch

Log On As

Account: Local System account

Dependencies

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

Windows 7

Default Description

Manages power policy and power policy notification delivery.

Additional Information

This is needed for Hibernate functionality to work.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1
Windows 7 Starter Automatic (Started) Automatic (Started)
Windows 7 Home Basic Automatic (Started) Automatic (Started)
Windows 7 Home Premium Automatic (Started) Automatic (Started)
Windows 7 Professional Automatic (Started) Automatic (Started)
Windows 7 Ultimate Automatic (Started) Automatic (Started)
Windows 7 Enterprise Automatic (Started) Automatic (Started)

Service Names

Service Name (registry): Power
Display Name: Power

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch

Log On As

Account: Local System account

Dependencies

What service Power needs to function properly:

  • None (S, HB, HP, P, U, E)

What other service require Power to function properly:

Additional Reading

None at this time.