Security Accounts Manager
Windows 7 Service Details
Security Accounts Manager. Allows for group policy to be applied.
The startup of this service signals other services that the Security Accounts Manager (SAM) is ready to accept requests.
Consequences of Stopping:
Disabling this service will prevent other services in the system from being notified when the SAM is ready, which may in turn cause those services to fail to start correctly. This service should not be disabled.
All services listed in 'Required For' will be unable to function
HomeGroup Listener, Computer Browser, Server, Distributed Transaction Coordinator, KtmRm for Distributed Transaction Coordinator