The operation of Horizon Client depends on several Windows services.

Table 1. Horizon Client Services
Service Name Startup Type Description
VMware Horizon Client Automatic Provides Horizon Clientservices.
VMware Netlink Supervisor Service Automatic To support the scanner redirection feature and the serial port redirection feature, provides monitoring services for transferring information between kernel and user space processes.
VMware Scanner Redirection Client Service Automatic (Horizon Client 3.2 and later) Provides services for the scanner redirection feature.
VMware Serial Com Client Service Automatic (Horizon Client 3.4 and later) Provides services for the serial port redirection feature.
VMware USB Arbitration Service Automatic Enumerates the various USB devices connected to the client and determines which devices to connect to the client and which to connect to the remote desktop.
VMware View USB Automatic Provides services for the USB redirection feature.
Note: In Horizon Client 4.4 and later, this service is removed and the USBD service is moved to the vmware-remotemks.exe process.