Windows XP Logical Disk Manager Service

 

Logical Disk Manager

 

Article by Marc Liron - Microsoft MVP (Windows Desktop Experience)

 


Windows XP Services

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Below is a description of this Windows XP service:

Logical Disk Manager

# Service Name:

dmserver

# Service Description:

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 If this service is stopped, dynamic disk status and configuration information may become out of date.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.


# Default Settings:

Default setting in Windows XP Professional: Manual
Default setting in Windows XP Home: Automatic


# This Windows service logs on as:

Local System

# The default path for this Windows service is:

%systemroot%\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs

# This Windows service depends on the following system components:

Plug and Play

Remote Procedure Call (RPC)

# The following services have a dependency on this service:

Logical Disk Management Administrative Service

Marc Says:

This Windows service is essential to managing and updating the physical hard drives attached to your computer. It works in conjunction with the Disk Management plug-in in Microsoft Management Console. Do NOT disable this service!

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