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Windows Update Medic Service - Windows 10 Service

Enables remediation and protection of Windows Update components.

This service exists in Windows 10 only.

Startup Type

Windows 10 version Home Pro Education Enterprise
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Default Properties

Display name:Windows Update Medic Service
Service name:WaaSMedicSvc
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k wusvcs -p
File:%WinDir%\System32\WaaSMedicSvc.dll
Error control:normal
Object:LocalSystem
Privileges:
  • SeTcbPrivilege
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege
  • SeTakeOwnershipPrivilege
  • SeSecurityPrivilege
  • SeRestorePrivilege

Default Behavior

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

Dependencies

Windows Update Medic Service is unable to start, if the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) service is stopped or disabled.

Restore Default Startup Type for Windows Update Medic Service

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreWindowsUpdateMedicServiceWindows10.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 WaaSMedicSvc.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.