TCP/IP Printer Server

 

Windows XP Pro x64

Default Description

Provides a TCP/IP-based printing service that uses the Line Printer protocol.

Additional Information

This service does not install by default, but if needed, you may install it later off the Windows XP CD by heading to Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs > Add/Remove Windows Components > Select “Other Network File and Print Services” > Details button > Check “Print Services for Unix”. If you do not need this function, leave it uninstalled.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1 SP2
XP Pro x64 ? ? Not Installed

Service Names

Service Name (registry): LPDSVC
Display Name: TCP/IP Printer Server

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\WINDOWS\system32\tcpsvcs.exe

Log On As

Account: Local System Account

Dependencies

What service TCP/IP Printer Server needs to function properly:

What other service require TCP/IP Printer Server to function properly:

  • None

Windows XP

Default Description

Provides a TCP/IP-based printing service that uses the Line Printer protocol.

Additional Information

This service does not install by default, but if needed, you may install it later off the Windows XP CD by heading to Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs > Add/Remove Windows Components > Select “Other Network File and Print Services” > Details button > Check “Print Services for Unix”. If you do not need this function, leave it uninstalled.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1 SP2 SP3
XP Home Not Installed (Manual, Not Started) Not Installed (Manual, Not Started) Not Installed (Manual, Not Started) Not Installed (Manual, Not Started)
XP MCE 2005 Not Installed (Manual, Not Started) Not Installed (Manual, Not Started) Not Installed (Manual, Not Started) Not Installed (Manual, Not Started)
XP Pro Not Installed (Manual, Not Started) Not Installed (Manual, Not Started) Not Installed (Manual, Not Started) Not Installed (Manual, Not Started)
XP Tablet PC 2005 Not Installed (Manual, Not Started) Not Installed (Manual, Not Started) Not Installed (Manual, Not Started) Not Installed (Manual, Not Started)

Service Names

Service Name (registry): LPDSVC
Display Name: TCP/IP Printer Server

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\WINDOWS\system32\tcpsvcs.exe

Log On As

Account: Local System Account

Dependencies

What service TCP/IP Printer Server needs to function properly:

What other service require TCP/IP Printer Server to function properly:

  • None (H, M, P, T)

Additional Reading

None at this time.