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Application Experience - Windows 7 Service

Processes application compatibility cache requests for applications as they are launched.

This service also exists in Windows 8 and Vista.

Startup Type

Windows 7 edition without SP SP1
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Default Properties

Display name:Application Experience
Service name:AeLookupSvc
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
File:%WinDir%\System32\aelupsvc.dll
Error control:normal
Object:localSystem
Privileges:
  • SeTcbPrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege

Default Behavior

The Application Experience service runs as localSystem in a shared process. It shares an executable file with other services. If the Application Experience fails to load or initialize, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows 7 startup should proceed, but a message box is displayed informing you that the AeLookupSvc service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for Application Experience

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 7 edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreApplicationExperienceWindows7.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 aelupsvc.dll file exists in the %WinDir%\System32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 7 installation media.