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Credential Manager

 

General Information

This service is new to Windows 7 and can be left in the default setting of Manual (it is not started at boot) for safe configurations.


Windows 8

Default Description

Provides secure storage and retrieval of credentials to users, applications and security service packages.

Additional Information

None at this time.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0
Windows 8 x86 Manual
Windows 8 x64 Manual
Windows 8 Pro x86 Manual
Windows 8 Pro x64 Manual
Windows 8 Enterprise x86 Manual
Windows 8 Enterprise x64 Manual

Service Names

Service Name (registry): VaultSvc
Display Name: Credential Manager

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\system32\lsass.exe

Log On As

Account: Local System account

Dependencies

Note: No dependencies are listed for any service in the WDP build I used to draft this information.

Windows 7

Default Description

Provides secure storage and retrieval of credentials to users, applications and security service packages.

Additional Information

None at this time.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1
Windows 7 Starter Manual Manual
Windows 7 Home Basic Manual Manual
Windows 7 Home Premium Manual Manual
Windows 7 Professional Manual Manual
Windows 7 Ultimate Manual Manual
Windows 7 Enterprise Manual Manual

Service Names

Service Name (registry): VaultSvc
Display Name: Credential Manager

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\system32\lsass.exe

Log On As

Account: Local System account

Dependencies

What service Credential Manager needs to function properly:

What other service require Credential Manager to function properly:

Additional Reading

None at this time.