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LPD Service

 

General Information

None at this time.

Windows 8

Default Description

Enables client computers to print to the Line Printer Daemon (LPD) service on this server using TCP/IP and the Line Printer Remote (LPR) protocol.

Additional Information

This service is not installed by default and should not be installed on a “home” system. You can add or remove this service by heading to:

  1. Head to Start
  2. Select Control Panel
  3. Select Programs
  4. Select Programs and Features
  5. Select Turn Windows Features on or off

Default Startup Type

OS SP0
Windows 8 x86 Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Windows 8 x64 Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Windows 8 Pro x86 Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Windows 8 Pro x64 Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Windows 8 Enterprise x86 Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Windows 8 Enterprise x64 Not Installed (Automatic, Started)

Service Names

Service Name (registry): LPDSVC
Display Name: LPD Service

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LPDService

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

Enables client computers to print to the Line Printer Daemon (LPD) service on this server using TCP/IP and the Line Printer Remote (LPR) protocol.

Additional Information

This service is not installed by default. You can add or remove this service by heading to:

  1. Head to Start
  2. Select Control Panel
  3. Select Programs
  4. Select Programs and Features
  5. Select Turn Windows Features on or off
  6. Expand Print and Document Services
  7. Check or Uncheck LPD Print Service

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1
Windows 7 Starter Not Available Not Available
Windows 7 Home Basic Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Windows 7 Home Premium Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Windows 7 Professional Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Windows 7 Ultimate Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Windows 7 Enterprise Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)

Service Names

Service Name (registry): LPDSVC
Display Name: LPD Service

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LPDService

Log On As

Account: Local System account

Dependencies

What service LPD Service needs to function properly:

What other service require LPD Service to function properly:

  • None (HB, HP, P, U, E)

Additional Reading

Line Printer Daemon Protocol: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Line_Printer_Daemon_protocol