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Windows Font Cache Service - Windows 10 Service

Optimizes performance of applications by caching commonly used font data. Applications will start this service if it is not already running. It can be disabled, though doing so will degrade application performance.

This service also exists in Windows 11, 7 and 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
1809 Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic
1903 Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic
1909 Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic
2004 Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic
20H2 Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic
21H1 Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic
21H2 Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic
22H2 Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic

Default Properties

Display name:Windows Font Cache Service
Service name:FontCache
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService -p
File:%WinDir%\system32\FntCache.dll
Error control:normal
Group:AudioGroup
Object:NT AUTHORITY\LocalService
Privileges:
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeAuditPrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege

Default Behavior

is runningin a shared process. Other services might run in the same process. If Windows Font Cache Service fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the FontCache service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type of Windows Font Cache Service

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreWindowsFontCacheServiceWindows10.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.

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