As you people know that we are writing about the Windows system processes so today we are going to share some bits of knowledge with our readers about the lsm.exe process.
What is lsm.exe
The lsm.exe, Local Session Manager Service is a part of Windows operating system, included by Microsoft. lsm.exe process works in the collaboration of System Management task and its main function is to manage the connections related to servers on the hosted machines but in Windows Vista it works much more as it is also responsible for the sessions when you login to your PC itself, so it means lsm.exe handle with all sessions of a system either the remote desktop sessions or local system sessions.
Can we remove lsm.exe?
Is lsm.exe a virus?
The original lsm.exe process is not a virus but there are possibilities that some viruses resides on your system by using the same name as lsm.exe, so in that case users must scan system through a reliable anti-virus program to eliminate those viruses.
Where is lsm.exe located?
In Windows lsm.exe resides on the directory path, C:\Windows\System32. The drive letter may differ than C: on your system if you have installed your Windows 7 or Vista OS on some other drive.