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Alerter

 

General Information

None at this time.

Windows XP Pro x64

Default Description

Notifies selected users and computers of administrative alerts. If the service is stopped, programs that use administrative alerts will not receive them. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.

Additional Information

The Alerter service notifies users of administrative alerts on a network. This service usually is not required under normal circumstances. Note: This is not “WinPopUp.”

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1 SP2
XP Pro x64  ?  ? Disabled

Service Names

Service Name (registry): Alerter

Display Name: Alerter

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService

Log On As

Account: NT AUTHORITY\LocalService

Dependencies

What service Alerter needs to function properly:

What other service require Alerter to function properly:

  • None

Windows XP

Default Description

Notifies selected users and computers of administrative alerts. If the service is stopped, programs that use administrative alerts will not receive them. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.

Additional Information

The Alerter service notifies users of administrative alerts on a network. This service usually is not required under normal circumstances. After the installation of Service Pack 2 or 3, this service is set from Manual to Disabled by default. Note: This is not “WinPopUp.”

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1 SP2 SP3
XP Home Manual Manual Disabled Disabled
XP MCE 2005 Manual Manual Disabled Disabled
XP Pro Manual Manual Disabled Disabled
XP Tablet PC 2005 Manual Manual Disabled Disabled

Service Names

Service Name (registry): Alerter

Display Name: Alerter

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService

Log On As

Account: NT AUTHORITY\LocalService

Dependencies

What service Alerter needs to function properly:

What other service require Alerter to function properly:

  • None (H, M, P, T)

Additional Reading

None at this time.