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Link-Layer Topology Discovery Mapper - Windows 8 Service

Creates a Network Map, consisting of PC and device topology (connectivity) information, and metadata describing each PC and device. If this service is disabled, the Network Map will not function properly.

This service also exists in Windows 10, 7 and Vista.

Startup Type

Windows 8 edition Windows 8 Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Update 1
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Default Properties

Display name:Link-Layer Topology Discovery Mapper
Service name:lltdsvc
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
File:%WinDir%\System32\lltdsvc.dll
Error control:normal
Object:NT AUTHORITY\LocalService
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Default Behavior

The Link-Layer Topology Discovery Mapper service runs as NT AUTHORITY\LocalService in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If Link-Layer Topology Discovery Mapper fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the lltdsvc service has failed to start.

Dependencies

Link-Layer Topology Discovery Mapper won't start, if the following services are stopped or disabled:

Restore Default Startup Type for Link-Layer Topology Discovery Mapper

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 8 release and edition, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreLinkLayerTopologyDiscoveryMapperWindows8.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.

Note. Make sure that the lltdsvc.dll file exists in the %WinDir%\System32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 8 installation media.