"Remote Desktop Services - TermSrv.dll" Service on Windows 10

Q

What is "Remote Desktop Services" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "Remote Desktop Services" service related to TermSrv.dll?

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A

"Remote Desktop Services" is a Windows 7 service that "Allows users to connect interactively to a remote computer. Remote Desktop and Remote Desktop Session Host Server depend on this service. To prevent remote use of this computer, clear the checkboxes on the Remote tab of the System properties control panel item."

Detailed information on "Remote Desktop Services" service:

Service name: TermService
Display name: Remote Desktop Services
Execution command: C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
Start type: Manual
Service status: Started
Dependencies:
   DCOM Server Process Launcher
   RPC Endpoint Mapper

"Remote Desktop Services" service is provided by a DLL file called: TermSrv.dll:

Name: TermSrv.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\TermSrv.dll
Description: Remote Desktop Session Host Server
File version: 10.0.17134.1
Size: 1,030,656 byte
Modified: Wednesday, ‎April ‎11, ‎2018, ‏‎11:34:39 PM

Disabling "Remote Desktop Services" service should not cause any issues when running Windows 10 system.

However, if this is a remote computer, you must keep "Remote Desktop Services" running. Otherwise, you will not be able to login to that computer remotely!

 

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