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Services Utility: ASP.NET State Service Service

Display Name (?): ASP.NET State Service
Short Name (?): aspnet_state
Executable (?): aspnet_state.exe
Library (?): None.
Depends On (?): None.
Supports (?): None.
Description (?): Provides support for out-of-process session states for ASP.NET. If this service is stopped, out-of-process requests will not be processed. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.
OS (?): Third party or non-default
Startup (?):

Explanation (?):

The ASP.NET state service is a component of the .NET framework that is used for providing persistent sessions for web access through active server pages (ASP). A webserver uses this service to maintain an active profile for a connection from a client, which allows for easier website development as the server can maintain the connection information instead of the client. This service should be left on manual as it is only activated when it is needed, but it can be safely disabled if you do not have a webserver. This service uses a user named ASPNET also, which acts as a local worker process. This user can be disabled too if you are not using .NET's ASP.

Please visit /tools/services/ for the complete Services utility.