Enables starting processes under alternate credentials. If this service is stopped, this type of logon access will be unavailable. 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|
|Display name:||Secondary Logon|
|Path:||%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs|
The Secondary Logon service runs as LocalSystem in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If Secondary Logon fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the seclogon service has failed to start.
1. Select your Windows 8 release and edition, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreSecondaryLogonWindows8.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
seclogon.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.