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App Readiness - Windows 10 Service

Gets apps ready for use the first time a user signs in to this PC and when adding new apps.

This service also exists in Windows 8.

Startup Type

Windows 10 edition RTM 1511 1607
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Default Properties

Display name:App Readiness
Service name:AppReadiness
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\System32\svchost.exe -k AppReadiness
File:%WinDir%\system32\AppReadiness.dll
Error control:normal
Object:LocalSystem
Privileges:
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege
  • SeTcbPrivilege
  • SeBackupPrivilege
  • SeRestorePrivilege
  • SeProfileSingleProcessPrivilege

Default Behavior

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

Restore Default Startup Type for App Readiness

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreAppReadinessWindows10.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 AppReadiness.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.