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Netlogon - Windows 10 Service

Maintains a secure channel between your 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. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.

This service also exists in Windows 7, 8, Vista and XP.

Startup Type

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Default Properties

Display name:Netlogon
Service name:Netlogon
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\lsass.exe
File:%WinDir%\system32\netlogon.dll
Error control:normal
Group:MS_WindowsRemoteValidation
Object:LocalSystem

Default Behavior

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

Dependencies

Netlogon is unable to start, if the Workstation service is stopped or disabled.

Restore Default Startup Type for Netlogon

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreNetlogonWindows10.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 netlogon.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.