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.
|Windows 8 edition||Windows 8||Windows 8.1||Windows 8.1 Update 1|
|Display name:||Link-Layer Topology Discovery Mapper|
|Path:||%WinDir%\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalService|
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.
Link-Layer Topology Discovery Mapper won't start, if the following services are stopped or disabled:
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.