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Windows Store Service (WSService) - Windows 10 Service

Provides infrastructure support for Windows Store.This service is started on demand and if disabled applications bought using Windows Store will not behave correctly.

This service also exists in Windows 8.

Startup Type

Windows 10 edition 1507 1511 1607 1703
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Default Properties

Display name:Windows Store Service (WSService)
Service name:WSService
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\System32\svchost.exe -k wsappx
File:%WinDir%\System32\WSService.dll
Error control:normal
Object:LocalSystem
Privileges:
  • SeCreateGlobalPrivilege
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege

Default Behavior

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

Dependencies

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

Restore Default Startup Type for Windows Store Service (WSService)

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreWindowsStoreServiceWSServiceWindows10.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 WSService.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.