This service manages persistent subscriptions to events from remote sources that support WS-Management protocol. This includes Windows Vista event logs, hardware and IPMI-enabled event sources. The service stores forwarded events in a local Event Log. If this service is stopped or disabled event subscriptions cannot be created and forwarded events cannot be accepted.
|Windows 10 edition||1507||1511||1607||1703|
|Display name:||Windows Event Collector|
|Path:||%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService|
The Windows Event Collector service is running as NT AUTHORITY\NetworkService in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If Windows Event Collector fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the Wecsvc service has failed to start.
Windows Event Collector is unable to start, if at least one of the following services is stopped or disabled:
1. Select your Windows 10 edition and release, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreWindowsEventCollectorWindows10.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
wecsvc.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.