Server (LanmanServer) Service on Windows Server 2008

Q

What is the "Server (LanmanServer)" system service on Windows Server 2008? Can I disable "Server"?

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A

"Server (LanmanServer)" is a Windows Server 2008 service that supports file, print, and named-pipe sharing over the network for this computer. If this service is stopped, these functions will be unavailable. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.

Detailed information on "Server" service:

Service name: LanmanServer
Display name: Server
Execution command: 
   C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
Dependencies:
   Security Accounts Manager
   Server SMB 2.xxx Driver
Impacts:
   Computer Browser

"Server" service is provided by the svchost.exe program, see "svchost.exe Executable Program on Windows Server 2008" for details.

Disabling "Server" service will cause issues on running Windows Server 2008.

 

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