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Remote Desktop Configuration

 

General Information

None at this time

Windows 8

Default Description

Remote Desktop Configuration service (RDCS) is responsible for all Remote Desktop Services and Remote Desktop related configuration and session maintenance activities that require SYSTEM context. These include per-session temporary folders, RD themes, and RD certificates.

Additional Information

None at this time.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0
Windows 8 x86 Manual (Maybe Started when using Remote Desktop)
Windows 8 x64 Manual (Maybe Started when using Remote Desktop)
Windows 8 Pro x86 Manual (Maybe Started when using Remote Desktop)
Windows 8 Pro x64 Manual (Maybe Started when using Remote Desktop)
Windows 8 Enterprise x86 Manual (Maybe Started when using Remote Desktop)
Windows 8 Enterprise x64 Manual (Maybe Started when using Remote Desktop)

Service Names

Service Name (registry): SessionEnv
Display Name: Remote Desktop Configuration

Default Path and Command Line Options

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

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

Remote Desktop Configuration service (RDCS) is responsible for all Remote Desktop Services and Remote Desktop related configuration and session maintenance activities that require SYSTEM context. These include per-session temporary folders, RD themes, and RD certificates.

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): SessionEnv
Display Name: Remote Desktop Configuration

Default Path and Command Line Options

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

Log On As

Account: Local System account

Dependencies

What service Remote Desktop Configuration needs to function properly:

  • Remote Procedure Call (RPC)(S, HB, HP, P, U, E)
  • Workstation(S, HB, HP, P, U, E)
    • Browser Support Driver (S, HB, HP, P, U, E)
    • Network Store Interface Service(S, HB, HP, P, U, E)
      • NSI proxy service driver (S, HB, HP, P, U, E)
    • SMB 1.x MiniRedirector (S, HB, HP, P, U, E)
      • SMB MiniRedirector Wrapper and Engine (S, HB, HP, P, U, E)
        • Redirected Buffering Sub System (S, HB, HP, P, U, E)
          • Mup (S, HB, HP, P, U, E)
    • SMB 2.0 MiniRedirector (S, HB, HP, P, U, E)
      • SMB MiniRedirector Wrapper and Engine (S, HB, HP, P, U, E)
        • Redirected Buffering Sub System (S, HB, HP, P, U, E)
          • Mup (S, HB, HP, P, U, E)

What other service require Remote Desktop Configuration to function properly:

  • None (S, HB, HP, P, U, E)

Additional Reading

None at this time.