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What is the Quality Windows Audio Video Experience (QWAVE) service?

What does the Quality Windows Audio Video Experience (QWAVE) service do?

The Quality Windows Audio Video Experience (QWAVE) service enables high performance video streaming across a local (home) network.

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Does my computer need the Quality Windows Audio Video Experience (QWAVE) service?

Your computer does need the Quality Windows Audio Video Experience service to run.

Should I disable the Quality Windows Audio Video Experience (QWAVE) service?

First off, I have to say that it’s best to leave service optimization up to Microsoft. With that said; I would leave the Quality Windows Audio Video Experience service alone. It only kicks in when you are streaming video across your network.