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How to Start/Stop Server

Service name: LanmanServer

Display name: Server


Description:

Supports file, print, and named-pipe sharing over the network for this computer. If this service is stopped, these functions 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 netsvcs -p

CMD:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Server 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 Server service:

net start LanmanServer

sc start LanmanServer


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


To Stop Server service:

net stop LanmanServer

sc stop LanmanServer


To change Startup type:

Automatic:

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

sc config LanmanServer start= auto

Manual:

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

sc config LanmanServer start= demand

Disabled:

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

sc config LanmanServer start= disabled

Automatic (Delayed Start):

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

sc config LanmanServer 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\LanmanServer" /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\LanmanServer" /v DelayedAutostart /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f