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Device Association Service - Windows 10 Service

Enables pairing between the system and wired or wireless devices.

This service also exists in Windows 8.

Startup Type

Windows 10 edition 1507 1511 1607 1703
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Default Properties

Display name:Device Association Service
Service name:DeviceAssociationService
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
File:%WinDir%\system32\das.dll
Error control:normal
Object:LocalSystem
Privileges:
  • SeAssignPrimaryTokenPrivilege
  • SeRestorePrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege
  • SeTcbPrivilege
  • SeDebugPrivilege

Default Behavior

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

Restore Default Startup Type for Device Association Service

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreDeviceAssociationServiceWindows10.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 das.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.