Windows XP Alerter Service


Alerter

General Information

None at this time.
Windows XP Pro x64

Default Description

Notifies selected users and computers of administrative alerts. If the service is stopped, programs that use administrative alerts will not receive them. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.
Additional Information

The Alerter service notifies users of administrative alerts on a network. This service usually is not required under normal circumstances. Note: This is not "WinPopUp."

Default Startup Type

OS          SP0         SP1         SP2

XP Pro x64            ?              ?             Disabled

Service Names

Service Name (registry): Alerter

Display Name: Alerter

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
Log On As

Account: NT AUTHORITY\LocalService
Dependencies

What service Alerter needs to function properly:

    * Workstation

What other service require Alerter to function properly:

    * None

Windows XP

Default Description

Notifies selected users and computers of administrative alerts. If the service is stopped, programs that use administrative alerts will not receive them. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.

Additional Information

The Alerter service notifies users of administrative alerts on a network. This service usually is not required under normal circumstances. After the installation of Service Pack 2 or 3, this service is set from Manual to Disabled by default. Note: This is not "WinPopUp."

Default Startup Type

OS                          SP0                         SP1                         SP2                         SP3

XP Home             Manual                 Manual                 Disabled               Disabled

XP MCE 2005      Manual                 Manual                 Disabled               Disabled

XP Pro                   Manual                 Manual                 Disabled               Disabled

XP Tablet
PC 2005                Manual                 Manual                 Disabled               Disabled

Service Names

Service Name (registry): Alerter

Display Name: Alerter
Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
Log On As

Account: NT AUTHORITY\LocalService
Dependencies

What service Alerter needs to function properly:

    * Workstation (H, M, P, T)

What other service require Alerter to function properly:

    * None (H, M, P, T)

Additional Reading

None at this time.


Categories: Services | Windows XP x64 Services | Windows XP x64 Default Services | Windows XP Services | Windows XP Default Services