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System Event Notification Service - Windows 10 Service

Monitors system events and notifies subscribers to COM+ Event System of these events.

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

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:System Event Notification Service
Service name:SENS
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
File:%WinDir%\System32\sens.dll
Error control:normal
Group:ProfSvc_Group
Object:LocalSystem
Privileges:
  • SeAuditPrivilege
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeCreateGlobalPrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege
  • SeTcbPrivilege

Default Behavior

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

Dependencies

System Event Notification Service is unable to start, if the COM+ Event System service is stopped or disabled.

If System Event Notification Service is stopped, the COM+ System Application service fails to start and initialize.

Restore Default Startup Type for System Event Notification Service

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreSystemEventNotificationServiceWindows10.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 sens.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.