Windows 10 Services

DataCollectionPublishingService - Windows 10 Service

The DCP (Data Collection and Publishing) service supports first party apps to upload data to cloud.

This service exists in Windows 10 only.

Startup Type

Windows 10 edition 1507 1511 1607 1703
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Default Properties

Display name:DataCollectionPublishingService
Service name:DcpSvc
Path:%WinDir%\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
Error control:ignore
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeIncreaseWorkingSetPrivilege

Default Behavior

The DataCollectionPublishingService is running as LocalSystem in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If DataCollectionPublishingService fails to load or initialize, Windows 10 start up proceeds. No warning is displayed, but the error is recorded into the Event Log.

Restore Default Startup Type for DataCollectionPublishingService

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreDataCollectionPublishingServiceWindows10.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 dcpsvc.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.