"Local Session Manager - lsm.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is the "Local Session Manager (LSM)" system service on Windows 8? Can I disable "Local Session Manager"?

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A

"Local Session Manager (LSM)" is a Windows 8 service that manages local user sessions. "Local Session Manager" service is provided by lsm.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "Local Session Manager" service:

Service name: LSM
Display name: Local Session Manager
Execution command: C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
Dependencies:
   DCOM Server Process Launcher
   Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
   RPC Endpoint Mapper

"Local Session Manager" service is provided by a DLL file called: lsm.dll:

Name: lsm.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\lsm.dll
Description: Local Session Manager Service
File version: 6.2.9200.16496
Size: 438,272 bytes
Modified: Wednesday, ‎January ‎9, ‎2013, ‏‎6:22:35 PM

Disabling "Local Session Manager" service may cause issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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