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Program info

Estimated safety rating


lsm.exe is a application which is probably legit. So, if lsm.exe is on your PC, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is virus-free, it is still recommended to use a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend your system against threats.

Executable file path


Usually, this application is found in C:\Windows\System32\lsm.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is 8aea9a37c1a3565a204d37c5e72ab791.

Is running as a service


This application does NOT operate as a Windows service. This is usually a good sign.

Belongs to the operating system


lsm.exe seems to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This application runs as a 32-bit program. It does not use the full power of nowadays' PC CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 Local Session Manager Service

The description present in the program is Local Session Manager Service.

File version

 6.1.7601.17514 (win7sp1_rtm.101119-1850)

File version 6.1.7601.17514 (win7sp1_rtm.101119-1850).


 Microsoft Corporation

Producer Microsoft Corporation.


 © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Intellectual property rights notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

Digitally signed


lsm.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays the large majority of serious programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature extracted from lsm.exe is valid. This is most likely a clean, ok program.

Certifier name

 Microsoft Windows

Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows

Issuer name

 Microsoft Windows Verification PCA

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification PCA

Can be uninstalled


This application does NOT have an uninstall command set up in registry.