Notifies selected users and computers of administrative alerts. If the service is stopped, programs that use administrative alerts will not receive them. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.
This service exists in Windows XP only.
|Windows XP edition||without SP||SP1||SP2||SP3|
|Path:||%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService|
The Alerter service runs as NT AUTHORITY\LocalService in a shared process. It shares an executable file with other services. If the Alerter fails to load or initialize, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows XP startup should proceed, but a message box is displayed informing you that the Alerter service has failed to start.
Alerter will not start, if the Workstation service is stopped or disabled.
1. Select your Windows XP edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreAlerterWindowsXP.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.
3. Run the downloaded batch file.
4. Restart the computer to save changes.
Note. Make sure that the
alrsvc.dll file exists in the
%WinDir%\system32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows XP installation media.