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Family Safety

General Information

This service is new for Windows 8.

Windows 8

Default Description

This service is a stub for Windows Parental Control functionality that existed in Vista. It is provided for backward compatibility only.

Additional Information

None at this time.

Default Startup Type

Windows 8 x86 Manual
Windows 8 x64 Manual
Windows 8 Pro x86 Manual
Windows 8 Pro x64 Manual
Windows 8 Enterprise x86 Manual
Windows 8 Enterprise x64 ManualService Names

Service Name (registry): WPCSvc
Display Name: Family Safety

Default Path and Command Line Options

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

Log On As

Account: Local Service


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

Additional Reading

None at this time.