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Telephony

 

Windows 8

Default Description

Provides Telephony API (TAPI) support for programs that control telephony devices on the local computer and, through the LAN, on servers that are also running the service.

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): TapiSrv
Display Name: Telephony

Default Path and Command Line Options

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

Log On As

Account: Network Service

Dependencies

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

Windows 7

Default Description

Provides Telephony API (TAPI) support for programs that control telephony devices on the local computer and, through the LAN, on servers that are also running the service.

Additional Information

This service is required for dial-up modem connectivity and to use the Fax service. Some VPN connections may require this service to be enabled. You may require this service for some direct cable or DSL providers, depending on how they implement their logon process or some AOL functionality, depending on software used. If Dial-up, cable or DSL internet access no longer functions properly with this service disabled, place it into automatic. If you are connecting via a hardware router or gateway, this service is not needed.

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): TapiSrv
Display Name: Telephony

Default Path and Command Line Options

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

Log On As

Account: Network Service

Dependencies

What service Telephony needs to function properly:

What other service require Telephony to function properly:

Windows Vista

Default Description

Provides Telephony API (TAPI) support for programs that control telephony devices on the local computer and, through the LAN, on servers that are also running the service.

Additional Information

This service is required for dial-up modem connectivity and to use the Fax service. Some VPN connections may require this service to be enabled. You may require this service for some direct cable or DSL providers, depending on how they implement their logon process or some AOL functionality, depending on software used. If Dial-up, cable or DSL internet access no longer functions properly with this service disabled, place it into automatic. If you are connecting via a hardware router or gateway, this service is not needed.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1 SP2
Vista Home Basic Manual Manual Manual (Started)
Vista Home Premium Manual Manual Manual (Started)
Vista Business Manual Manual Manual (Started)
Vista Ultimate Manual Manual Manual (Started)
Vista Enterprise Manual Manual Manual (Started)

Service Names

Service Name (registry): TapiSrv
Display Name: Telephony

Default Path and Command Line Options

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

Log On As

Account: Network Service

Dependencies

What service Telephony needs to function properly:

What other service require Telephony to function properly:

Windows XP Pro x64

Default Description

Provides Telephony API (TAPI) support for programs that control telephony devices and IP based voice connections on the local computer and, through the LAN, on servers that are also running the service.

Additional Information

This service is required for dial-up modem connectivity and to use the Fax service.

Take note: you may require this service for some direct cable or DSL providers, depending on how they implement their logon process or some AOL functionality, depending on software used. If Dial-up, cable or DSL internet access no longer functions properly with this service disabled, place it into automatic. If you are connecting via a hardware router or gateway, this service is not needed.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1 SP2
XP Pro x64 ? ? Manual

Service Names

Service Name (registry): TapiSrv
Display Name: Telephony

Default Path and Command Line Options

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

Log On As

Account: Local System Account

Dependencies

What service Telephony needs to function properly:

What other service require Telephony to function properly:

Windows XP

Default Description

Provides Telephony API (TAPI) support for programs that control telephony devices and IP based voice connections on the local computer and, through the LAN, on servers that are also running the service.

Additional Information

This service is required for dial-up modem connectivity and to use the Fax service and will be started by default if the Fax service is installed.

Take note: you may require this service for some direct cable or DSL providers, depending on how they implement their logon process or some AOL functionality, depending on software used. If Dial-up, cable or DSL internet access no longer functions properly with this service disabled, place it into automatic. If you are connecting via a hardware router or gateway, this service is not needed.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1 SP2 SP3
XP Home ? ? Manual Manual
XP MCE 2005 ? ? Manual Manual
XP Pro ? ? Manual Manual
XP Tablet PC 2005 ? ? Manual Manual

Service Names

Service Name (registry): TapiSrv
Display Name: Telephony

Default Path and Command Line Options

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

Log On As

Account: Local System Account

Dependencies

What service Telephony needs to function properly:

What other service require Telephony to function properly:

Additional Reading