Windows XP Services

This page contains information about the default services in Windows XP. Each linked page contains information about a service, and the registry fix to reinstate the service when it is erroneously deleted, or removed during Virus/Malware infestation.

Windows XP Services listing
2007 Jose Gallardo

Thanks to Microsoft MVP Jose Gallardo for compiling this data.

Alerter Application Layer Gateway Application Management
Automatic Updates BITS ClipBook
Computer Browser COM+ Event System COM+ System Application
Cryptographic Services DCOM Server Process Launcher   DHCP Client
Distributed Transaction Coordinator Distributed Link Tracking Client DNS Client
Error Reporting Service Event Log Fast User Switching Compatibility
Help and Support HTTP SSL Human Interface Device Access
IMAPI CD-Burning COM Service Indexing Service IPSEC Services
Logical Disk Manager Administrative Service Logical Disk Manager Messenger
MS Software Shadow Copy Provider Net Logon NetMeeting Remote Desktop Sharing
Network Connections Network DDE DSDM Network DDE
Network Location Awareness Network Provisioning Service NT LM Security Support Provider
Performance Logs and Alerts Plug and Play Portable Media Serial Number Service
Print Spooler Protected Storage QoS RSVP
Remote Access Auto Connection Manager Remote Access Connection Manager Remote Desktop Help Session Manager
Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Locator Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Remote Registry
Removable Storage Routing and Remote Access Secondary Logon
Security Accounts Manager Security Center Server
Shell Hardware Detection Smart Card SSDP Discovery Service
System Event Notification System Restore Service Task Scheduler
TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper Telephony Telnet
Terminal Services Themes Uninterruptible Power Supply
Universal Plug and Play Device Host Volume Shadow Copy WebClient
Windows Audio Windows Firewall/Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) Windows Image Acquisition (WIA)
Windows Installer Windows Management Instrumentation Driver Extensions Windows Management Instrumentation
Windows Time Windows Zero Configuration WMI Performance Adapter