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How to Start/Stop Security Accounts Manager

Service name: SamSs

Display name: Security Accounts Manager


The startup of this service signals other services that the Security Accounts Manager (SAM) is ready to accept requests.  Disabling this
service will prevent other services in the system from being notified when the SAM is ready, which may in turn cause those services to
fail to start correctly. This service should not be disabled.

Path to executable:


Services Regedit CMD Msconfig

This method shows you how to Start/Stop Security Accounts Manager service from Services.msc

Perform the following steps:

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

Locate Security Accounts Manager service observe his current status and open to make changes

From General tab you can Start/Stop and change the Startup type of Security Accounts Manager service

To finish press ok button and close Services window

Type services.msc and press Enter