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Windows Event Collector - Windows 10 Service

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.

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

Startup Type

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Default Properties

Display name:Windows Event Collector
Service name:Wecsvc
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
File:%WinDir%\system32\wecsvc.dll
Error control:normal
Object:NT AUTHORITY\NetworkService
Privileges:
  • SeAuditPrivilege
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege

Default Behavior

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.

Dependencies

Windows Event Collector is unable to start, if at least one of the following services is stopped or disabled:

Restore Default Startup Type for Windows Event Collector

Automated Restore

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.