"Desktop Window Manager Session Manager - UxSms.dll" Service on Windows 7

Q

What is "Desktop Window Manager Session Manager" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "Desktop Window Manager Session Manager" service related to UxSms.dll?

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A

"Desktop Window Manager Session Manager" is a Windows 7 service that "Provides Desktop Window Manager startup and maintenance services." "Desktop Window Manager Session Manager" service is provided by UxSms.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "Desktop Window Manager Session Manager" service:

Service name: UxSms
Display name: Desktop Window Manager Session Manager
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
Start type: Automatic
Service status: Started
Dependencies: None

"Desktop Window Manager Session Manager" service is provided by a DLL file called: UxSms.dll:

Name: UxSms.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\UxSms.dll
Description: Desktop Window Manager Session Manager
File version: 6.1.7600.16385
Size: 29.0 KB (29,696 bytes)
Modified: Monday, July 13, 2009, 9:16:17 PM

Disabling "Desktop Window Manager Session Manager" service may cause issues when running Windows 7 system.

 

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