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TPM Base Services - Windows 7 Service

Enables access to the Trusted Platform Module (TPM), which provides hardware-based cryptographic services to system components and applications. If this service is stopped or disabled, applications will be unable to use keys protected by the TPM.

This service also exists in Windows Vista.

Startup Type

Windows 7 edition without SP SP1
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Default Properties

Display name:TPM Base Services
Service name:TBS
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation
File:%WinDir%\System32\tbssvc.dll
Error control:normal
Object:NT AUTHORITY\LocalService
Privileges:
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeAuditPrivilege

Default Behavior

The TPM Base Services runs as NT AUTHORITY\LocalService in a shared process. It shares an executable file with other services. If the TPM Base Services fails to load or initialize, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows 7 startup should proceed, but a message box is displayed informing you that the TBS service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for TPM Base Services

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 7 edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreTPMBaseServicesWindows7.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 tbssvc.dll file exists in the %WinDir%\System32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 7 installation media.