Allows users to connect interactively to a remote computer. Remote Desktop and Remote Desktop Session Host Server depend on this service. To prevent remote use of your computer, clear the checkboxes on the Remote tab of the System properties control panel item.
|Windows 8 edition||Windows 8||Windows 8.1||Windows 8.1 Update 1|
|Display name:||Remote Desktop Services|
|Path:||%WinDir%\System32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService|
The Remote Desktop Services runs as NT Authority\NetworkService in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If Remote Desktop Services fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the TermService service has failed to start.
Remote Desktop Services won't start, if the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) service is stopped or disabled.
If Remote Desktop Services is stopped, the Remote Desktop Services UserMode Port Redirector fails to start and initialize.
1. Select your Windows 8 release and edition, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreRemoteDesktopServicesWindows8.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
termsrv.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.