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How to Start/Stop Workstation

Service name: LanmanWorkstation

Display name: Workstation


Description:

Creates and maintains client network connections to remote servers using the SMB protocol. If this service is stopped, these

connections will be unavailable. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.


Path to executable:

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

Services Regedit CMD Msconfig

Msconfig:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Workstation service from starting with the operating system using
System Configuration

Perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and click on the Type here to search

Type msconfig and press Enter

In System Configuration please go to Services tab and locate Workstation service
Uncheck the box to prevent this service to start and then press OK to finish

Any change make in System Configuration will be apply after restart