Allows users to connect interactively to a remote computer. Remote Desktop and Terminal 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 Vista edition||without SP||SP1||SP2|
|Display name:||Terminal Services|
|Path:||%WinDir%\System32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService|
Terminal Services logs on as NT Authority\NetworkService and runs in a shared process of svchost.exe. If Terminal Services fails to start, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows Vista startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the TermService service has failed to start. If you disable this service, then 2 other services will be unable to start (see the "Dependencies" section below).
Terminal Services won't start, if the following system components are stopped or disabled:
If the Terminal Services is stopped, the following services will not start and initialize:
1. Select your Windows Vista edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreTerminalServicesWindowsVista.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 to save changes.
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 Vista installation media.