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Application Information - Windows 10 Service

Facilitates the running of interactive applications with additional administrative privileges. If this service is stopped, users will be unable to launch applications with the additional administrative privileges they may require to perform desired user tasks.

This service also exists in Windows 7, 8 and Vista.

Startup Type

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Default Properties

Display name:Application Information
Service name:Appinfo
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
File:%WinDir%\System32\appinfo.dll
Error control:normal
Object:LocalSystem
Privileges:
  • SeAssignPrimaryTokenPrivilege
  • SeIncreaseQuotaPrivilege
  • SeTcbPrivilege
  • SeBackupPrivilege
  • SeRestorePrivilege
  • SeDebugPrivilege
  • SeAuditPrivilege
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege
  • SeCreatePermanentPrivilege
  • SeLoadDriverPrivilege

Default Behavior

The Application Information service is running as LocalSystem in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If Application Information fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the Appinfo service has failed to start.

Dependencies

Application Information is unable to start, if at least one of the following services is stopped or disabled:

Restore Default Startup Type for Application Information

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 10 edition and release, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreApplicationInformationWindows10.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.

3. Right-click the downloaded batch file and select Run as administrator.

4. Restart the computer to save changes.

Note. Make sure that the appinfo.dll file exists in the %WinDir%\System32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 10 installation media.