Windows 10 Services

Windows Camera Frame Server - Windows 10 Service

Enables multiple clients to access video frames from camera devices.

This service exists in Windows 10 only.

Startup Type

Windows 10 version Home Pro Education Enterprise
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Default Properties

Display name:Windows Camera Frame Server
Service name:FrameServer
Path:%WinDir%\System32\svchost.exe -k Camera
Error control:normal
Object:NT AUTHORITY\LocalService

Default Behavior

The Windows Camera Frame Server service is running as NT AUTHORITY\LocalService in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If Windows Camera Frame Server fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the FrameServer service has failed to start.


Windows Camera Frame Server is unable to start, if the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) service is stopped or disabled.

Restore Default Startup Type for Windows Camera Frame Server

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreWindowsCameraFrameServerWindows10.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 FrameServer.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.