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Application using this process: Windows
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What is compatprovider.dll doing on my computer?
CompatProvider.dll is the DISM Compat Provider in Windows. Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM) is a single centralized tool for performing all of the functions of pkgmgr, PEImg, and IntlConfg that are being retired in Windows 7.
CompatProvider.dll contains a string table with strings like:
For more information about these servicing commands and their arguments,
specify a command immediately before /?.
DISM.exe /Image:C:\\test\\offline /Apply-Unattend /?
DISM.exe /Image:C:\\test\\offline /Add-Package /?
Non-system processes like compatprovider.dll originate from software you installed on your system. Since most applications store data in your system's registry, it is likely that over time your registry suffers fragmentation and accumulates invalid entries which can affect your PC's performance. It is recommended that you check your registry to identify slowdown issues.