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Windows Push Notifications System Service - Windows 10 Service

This service runs in session 0 and hosts the notification platform and connection provider which handles the connection between the device and WNS server.

This service exists in Windows 10 only.

Startup Type

Windows 10 edition 1507 1511 1607 1703
Home Manual Manual Automatic Automatic
Pro Manual Manual Automatic Automatic
Education Manual Manual Automatic Automatic
Enterprise Manual Manual Automatic Automatic

Default Properties

Display name:Windows Push Notifications System Service
Service name:WpnService
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
File:%WinDir%\system32\WpnService.dll
Error control:normal
Object:LocalSystem
Privileges:
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege
  • SeCreateGlobalPrivilege
  • SeTcbPrivilege
  • SeRestorePrivilege
  • SeTakeOwnershipPrivilege
  • SeBackupPrivilege

Default Behavior

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

Dependencies

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

Restore Default Startup Type for Windows Push Notifications System Service

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreWindowsPushNotificationsSystemServiceWindows10.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 WpnService.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.