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.
|Windows 8 edition||Windows 8||Windows 8.1||Windows 8.1 Update 1|
The Netlogon service runs 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 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the Netlogon service has failed to start.
Netlogon won't start, if the Workstation service is stopped or disabled.
1. Select your Windows 8 release and edition, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreNetlogonWindows8.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
netlogon.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.