Windows serviceTCP/IP NetBIOS Helper

Registry Name

lmhosts

Description

Provides support for the NetBIOS over TCP/IP (NetBT) service and NetBIOS name resolution for clients on the network, therefore enabling users to share files, print, and log on to the network. If this service is stopped, these functions might be unavailable. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.

Default Status

Running

Default Startup Type

Manual (Trigger Start)

Executable File Path

C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted -p

DLL File Path

C:\WINDOWS\System32\lmhsvc.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

NT AUTHORITY\LocalService

Additional Information

None at this time