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Local Session Manager - Windows 10 Service

Core Windows Service that manages local user sessions. Stopping or disabling this service will result in system instability.

This service also exists in Windows 8.

Startup Type

Windows 10 version Home Pro Education Enterprise
1507 Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic
1511 Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic
1607 Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic
1703 Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic
1709 Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic

Default Properties

Display name:Local Session Manager
Service name:LSM
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch -p
File:%WinDir%\System32\lsm.dll
Error control:normal
Group:COM Infrastructure
Object:LocalSystem

Default Behavior

The Local Session Manager service is running as LocalSystem in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If Local Session Manager fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the LSM service has failed to start.

Dependencies

Local Session Manager is unable to start, if at least one of the following services is stopped or disabled:

Restore Default Startup Type for Local Session Manager

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 10 edition and release, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreLocalSessionManagerWindows10.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.

3. Right-click the downloaded batch file and select Run as administrator.

4. Restart the computer to save changes.

Note. Make sure that the lsm.dll file exists in the %WinDir%\System32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 10 installation media.