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Services Utility: Help and Support Service

Display Name (?): Help and Support
Short Name (?): helpsvc
Executable (?): svchost.exe
Library (?): pchsvc.dll
Depends On (?): Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
Supports (?): None.
Description (?): Enables Help and Support Center to run on this computer. If this service is stopped, Help and Support Center will be unavailable. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.
OS (?): XP Home/Professional, Vista Home/Business, Server 2003, Vista Server
Startup (?):

Explanation (?):

The help and support is required for using the online Microsoft help. I would recommend leaving this on manual seeing as though the service will only consume resources when you use the online help. Even if you disable this service it has been claimed it will start if the online help is called, so best to just leave it at manual unless you want to cause yourself possible problems down the road for no reason.

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