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How to Start/Stop Microsoft Windows SMS Router Service

Service name: SmsRouter

Display name: Microsoft Windows SMS Router Service


Description:

Routes messages based on rules to appropriate clients.




Path to executable:

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted -p

CMD:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Microsoft Windows SMS Router Service service from Command Prompt

Perform the following steps:

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

Type cmd, right click on cmd icon under the Programs and click on Run as administrator

Services Regedit CMD Msconfig

Please confirm User Account Control pop-up

Please select, right and copy a registry key from below, then right click on command prompt window, select Paste and press Enter


To Start Microsoft Windows SMS Router Service service:

net start SmsRouter

sc start SmsRouter


Note: You can’t start a service if Startup type is on Disabled.


To Stop Microsoft Windows SMS Router Service service:

net stop SmsRouter

sc stop SmsRouter


To change Startup type:

Automatic:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\PerfHost\SmsRouter" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f

sc config SmsRouter start= auto

Manual:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\SmsRouter" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 3 /f

sc config SmsRouter start= demand

Disabled:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\SmsRouter" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 4 /f

sc config SmsRouter start= disabled

Automatic (Delayed Start):

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\SmsRouter" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f

sc config SmsRouter start= delayed-auto


Note: When you change to Automatic (Delayed Start) a new key DelayedAutostart is created with value 1.

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\SmsRouter" /v DelayedAutostart /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f


When you change to Automatic from Automatic (Delayed Start), DelayedAutostart change value to 0.

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\SmsRouter" /v DelayedAutostart /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f