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Services Utility: TCP/IP Printer Server Service

Display Name (?): TCP/IP Printer Server
Short Name (?): LPDSVC
Executable (?): tcpsvcs.exe
Library (?): None.
Depends On (?): Print Spooler
Supports (?): None.
Description (?): Provides a TCP/IP-based printing service that uses the Line Printer protocol.
OS (?): NT4 Server, 2000 Server, Server 2003, Vista Server
Startup (?):

Explanation (?):

The TCP/IP print service service provides the ability to share printers through the line printer daemon (LPD) protocol. This protocol was designed for UNIX computers, but was included in Windows to make it compatible with the standard. If you want more information on this protocl then it can be referenced under RFC 1179. If you're using this service then leave it set to automatic, others uninstall it.

Please visit /tools/services/ for the complete Services utility.