Windows 10 Services

Background Tasks Infrastructure Service - Windows 10 Service

Windows infrastructure service that controls which background tasks can run on the system.

This service also exists in Windows 8.

Startup Type

Windows 10 version Home Pro Education Enterprise
1507 Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic
1511 Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic
1607 Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic
1703 Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic
1709 Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic
1803 Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic

Default Properties

Display name:Background Tasks Infrastructure Service
Service name:BrokerInfrastructure
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch -p
Error control:normal
Group:COM Infrastructure
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeCreateGlobalPrivilege
  • SeCreatePermanentPrivilege
  • SeDebugPrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege
  • SeShutdownPrivilege
  • SeTcbPrivilege
  • SeProfileSingleProcessPrivilege

Default Behavior

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


Background Tasks Infrastructure Service is unable to start, if at least one of the following services is stopped or disabled:

If Background Tasks Infrastructure Service is stopped, the Embedded Mode service fails to start and initialize.

Restore Default Startup Type for Background Tasks Infrastructure Service

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreBackgroundTasksInfrastructureServiceWindows10.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 bisrv.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.