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I am new to windows and trying to understand the lanmanservice.  The purpose of lanman service is to setup vitual name for the server?
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Mostly, it's for the Microsoft networking part of it (easily connect to shared drives).
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It's for sharing folders. It manages the ACL of the share, too.
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Ok one thing to add: not only folders, but also printers.
The service description in services.msc says it all (There, the name of the service is "server").
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Thank you guys. Can you give an specific  example how to use and set it up?
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The shares are what one sets up, not the service. Please clarify what you are trying to achieve.
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