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Quality Windows Audio Video Experience - Windows 10 Service

Quality Windows Audio Video Experience (qWave) is a networking platform for Audio Video (AV) streaming applications on IP home networks. qWave enhances AV streaming performance and reliability by ensuring network quality-of-service (QoS) for AV applications. It provides mechanisms for admission control, run time monitoring and enforcement, application feedback, and traffic prioritization.

This service also exists in Windows 7, 8 and Vista.

Startup Type

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Default Properties

Display name:Quality Windows Audio Video Experience
Service name:QWAVE
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation
File:%windir%\system32\qwave.dll
Error control:normal
Object:NT AUTHORITY\LocalService
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Default Behavior

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

Dependencies

Quality Windows Audio Video Experience is unable to start, if at least one of the following services is stopped or disabled:

Restore Default Startup Type for Quality Windows Audio Video Experience

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreQualityWindowsAudioVideoExperienceWindows10.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 qwave.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.