Windows serviceCredential Manager

Registry Name

VaultSvc

Description

Provides secure storage and retrieval of credentials to users, applications and security service packages.

Default Status

Running

Default Startup Type

Manual

Executable File Path

C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe

DLL File Path

C:\Windows\System32\vaultsvc.dll

Dependencies

The service depends on the following system components to function properly: System components that depend on this service to function properly:
  • None

Log On As

LocalSystem

Additional Information

The service supports the Windows Credentials Manager which is the place where you can store sensitive information like usernames and passwords, as well as other login details. This includes information for websites and apps, as well as network credentials.