Note: Current Names from SP2 Shown


Application Layer Gateway Service

Application Management

Automatic Updates

Background Intelligent Transfer Service


COM+ Event System

COM+ System Application

Computer Browser

Cryptographic Services

DCOM Process Server Launcher

DHCP Client

Distributed Link Tracking Client

Distributed Transcation Coordinator

DNS Client

Error Reporting Service

Event Log

Fast User Switching Compatibility

Fax Also Known as Fax Service Pre-SP2

FTP Publishing Also known as FTP Publishing Service Pre-SP2

Help and Support


Human Interface Device Access

IIS Admin

IMAPI CD-Burning COM Service

Indexing Service

Windows Firewall/Internet Connection Sharing Also known as Internet Connection Firewall (ICF) and Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) Pre-SP2

IPSEC Service

IPv6 Helper Service

Logical Disk Manager

Logical Disk Manager Administrative Service

Message Queuing

Message Queuing Triggers


MS Software Shadow Copy Provider

Net Logon

NetMeeting Remote Desktop Sharing

Network Connections

Network DDE

Network DDE DSDM

Network Location Awareness Abbreviated NLA

Network Provisioning Service

NT LM Security Support Provider

Peer Name Resolution Protocol

Peer Networking

Peer Networking Group Authentication

Peer Networking Identity Manager

Performance Logs and Alerts

Plug and Play

Portable Media Serial Number Service Also Known As Portable Media Serial Number Pre-SP2

Print Spooler

Protected Storage


Remote Access Auto Connection Manager

Remote Access Connection Manager

Remote Desktop Help Session Manager

Remote Procedure Call Abbreviated RPC

Remote Procedure Call Locator

Remote Registry Service

Removable Storage

RIP Listener

Routing and Remote Access

Secondary Logon

Security Accounts Manager

Security Center


Shell Hardware Detection

Simple Mail Transport Protocol Abbreviated SMTP

Simple TCP/IP Services

Smart Card As of SP2, includes the Smart Card Helper Service

SNMP Service

SNMP Trap Service

SSDP Discovery Service

System Event Notification

System Restore Service

Task Scheduler

TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper Service

TCP/IP Printer Server



Terminal Services


Uninterruptible Power Supply Abbreviated UPS

Universal Plug and Play Device Host Abbreviated uPnP Host

Upload Manager Removed after SP2

Volume Shadow Copy


Windows Audio

Windows Image Aquisition Abbreviated WIA

Windows Installer

Windows Management Instrumentation Abbreviated WMI

Windows Management Instrumentation Driver Extension

Windows Time

Wireless Zero Configuration

WMI Performance Adapter


World Wide Web Publishing Also Known as World Wide Web Publishing Service Pre-SP2

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