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Local Session Manager

 

General Information

This service is new for Windows 8.

Windows 8

Default Description

Core Windows Service that manages local user sessions. Stopping or disabling this service will result in system instability.

Additional Information

None at this time.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0
Windows 8 x86 Automatic (Started)
Windows 8 x64 Automatic (Started)
Windows 8 Pro x86 Automatic (Started)
Windows 8 Pro x64 Automatic (Started)
Windows 8 Enterprise x86 Automatic (Started)
Windows 8 Enterprise x64 Automatic (Started)

Service Names

Service Name (registry): LSM
Display Name: Local Session Manager

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch

Log On As

Account: Local System account (unchangeable)

Dependencies

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

Additional Reading

None at this time.