Windows 10 Services

User Experience Virtualization Service - Windows 10 Service

Provides support for application and OS settings roaming.

This service exists in Windows 10 only.

Startup Type

Windows 10 version Home Pro Education Enterprise
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Default Properties

Display name:User Experience Virtualization Service
Service name:UevAgentService
Error control:normal
  • SeTcbPrivilege
  • SeCreateGlobalPrivilege
  • SeAssignPrimaryTokenPrivilege

Default Behavior

The User Experience Virtualization Service is running as LocalSystem in its own process of AgentService.exe. It doesn't share its process with other services. If User Experience Virtualization Service fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the UevAgentService service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for User Experience Virtualization Service

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreUserExperienceVirtualizationServiceWindows10.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 AgentService.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.