"Netlogon - netlogon.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Netlogon" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Netlogon" service related to netlogon.dll?

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A

"Netlogon" is a Windows 8 service that Maintains a secure channel between this computer and the domain controller for authenticating users and services. If this service is stopped, the computer may not authenticate users and services and the domain controller cannot register DNS records. . "Netlogon" service is provided by netlogon.dll program file.

Detailed information on "Netlogon" service:

Service name: Netlogon
Display name: Netlogon
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\lsass.exe
Dependencies: {LanmanWorkstation}

"Netlogon" service is provided by a program called: netlogon.dll:

Name: netlogon.dll
Location: C:\Windows\system32\netlogon.dll
Description: Net Logon Services DLL
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 743936 bytes
Modified: 7/26/2012 3:06:34 AM UTC

Disabling "Netlogon" service may cause issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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