The lsm.exe is a legitimate component of the latest Windows operating systems (starting with Windows Vista). Specifically, lsm.exe means Local Session Manager ServiceIts role is to manage the connections between the system and terminal Server (In Vista, Terminal Server interface is used only for remote connections made by remote users. Local Sessions are also considered Terminal Server connections - even if the PC is logged on the PC in question).
Lsm.exe is released by the wininit.exe during operating system boot and interact with the smss.exe in order to overall management sessions Terminal Server. Since Windows Vista and Windows 7 all login sessions, Whether local or remote, are virtualized as Terminal Server sessions, lsm.exe is considered vital process for system (Windows core process) And does not recommend removing or disabling it (which would lead to a OS nebootabil and consequently to reinstall it).
Careful! Although there was no conclusive reports to prove the existence of Virus (Or other malware) With this name, we recommend users to keep in mind that they tend to borrow the name of system processes to mislead neavizatii. Therefore, the smallest suspicion of lsm.exe such as the discovery of several process instances running simultaneously, a high consumption of resources or a different location of the self (folder C: WindowsSystem32), is mandatory to perform a thorough scan of the system.