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TPM Base Services

 

Windows 7

Default Description

Enables access to the Trusted Platform Module (TPM), which provides hardware-based cryptographic services to system components and applications. If this service is stopped or disabled, applications will be unable to use keys protected by the TPM.

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): TBS
Display Name: TPM Base Services

Default Path and Command Line Options

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

Log On As

Account: Local Service

Dependencies

What service TPM Base Services needs to function properly:

  • None (S, HB, HP, P, U, E)

What other service require TPM Base Services to function properly:

  • None (S, HB, HP, P, U, E)

Windows Vista

Default Description

Enables access to the Trusted Platform Module (TPM), which provides hardware-based cryptographic services to system components and applications. If this service is stopped or disabled, applications will be unable to use keys protected by the TPM.

Additional Information

Vista Buisiness and Ultimate may need this service running if you are also using BitLocker Encryption.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1 SP2
Vista Home Basic Manual Automatic (Delayed Start) Automatic (Delayed Start)
Vista Home Premium Manual Automatic (Delayed Start) Automatic (Delayed Start)
Vista Business Manual Automatic (Delayed Start) Automatic (Delayed Start)
Vista Ultimate Manual Automatic (Delayed Start) Automatic (Delayed Start)
Vista Enterprise Manual Automatic (Delayed Start) Automatic (Delayed Start)

Service Names

Service Name (registry): TBS
Display Name: TPM Base Services

Default Path and Command Line Options

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

Log On As

Account: Local Service

Dependencies

What service TPM Base Services needs to function properly:

  • None (HB, HP, B, U)

What other service require TPM Base Services to function properly:

  • None (HB, HP, B, U)

Additional Reading