Manages audio for Windows-based programs. If this service is stopped, audio devices and effects will not function properly. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.
|Windows 10 edition||1507||1511||1607||1703|
|Display name:||Windows Audio|
|Path:||%WinDir%\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted|
The Windows Audio service is running as NT AUTHORITY\LocalService in its own process of svchost.exe. No other services run in the same process. If Windows Audio fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the Audiosrv service has failed to start.
Windows Audio is unable to start, if at least one of the following services is stopped or disabled:
1. Select your Windows 10 edition and release, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreWindowsAudioWindows10.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
Audiosrv.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.