Detects and monitors new hard disk drives and sends disk volume information to Logical Disk Manager Administrative Service for configuration. If this service is stopped, dynamic disk status and configuration information may become out of date. 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|
|Display name:||Logical Disk Manager|
|Path:||%WinDir%\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs|
The Logical Disk Manager service runs as LocalSystem in a shared process. It shares an executable file with other services. If the Logical Disk Manager 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 dmserver service has failed to start.
Logical Disk Manager will not start, if the following services are stopped or disabled:
If the Logical Disk Manager is stopped, the Logical Disk Manager Administrative Service fails to start and initialize.
1. Select your Windows XP edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreLogicalDiskManagerWindowsXP.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
dmserver.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.