Windows 10 Services

Storage Tiers Management - Windows 10 Service

Optimizes the placement of data in storage tiers on all tiered storage spaces in the system.

This service exists in Windows 10 only.

Startup Type

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Default Properties

Display name:Storage Tiers Management
Service name:TieringEngineService
Error control:normal

Default Behavior

The Storage Tiers Management service is running as localSystem in its own process of TieringEngineService.exe. It doesn't share its process with other services. If Storage Tiers Management fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the TieringEngineService service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for Storage Tiers Management

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreStorageTiersManagementWindows10.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 TieringEngineService.exe file exists in the %WinDir%\system32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 10 installation media.