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Power - Windows 10 Service

Manages power policy and power policy notification delivery.

This service also exists in Windows 7 and 8.

Startup Type

Windows 10 edition 1507 1511 1607 1703
Home Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic
Pro Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic
Education Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic
Enterprise Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic

Default Properties

Display name:Power
Service name:Power
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
File:%WinDir%\system32\umpo.dll
Error control:normal
Group:Plugplay
Object:LocalSystem
Privileges:
  • SeTcbPrivilege
  • SeSecurityPrivilege
  • SeAssignPrimaryTokenPrivilege
  • SeTakeOwnershipPrivilege
  • SeLoadDriverPrivilege
  • SeBackupPrivilege
  • SeRestorePrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege
  • SeAuditPrivilege
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeUndockPrivilege
  • SeDebugPrivilege

Default Behavior

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

Restore Default Startup Type for Power

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestorePowerWindows10.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 umpo.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.