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Windows Audio Endpoint Builder - Windows 7 Service

Manages audio devices for the Windows Audio service. If this service is stopped, audio devices and effects will not function properly. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.

This service also exists in Windows 8 and Vista.

Startup Type

Windows 7 edition without SP SP1
Starter Automatic Automatic
Home Basic Automatic Automatic
Home Premium Automatic Automatic
Professional Automatic Automatic
Ultimate Automatic Automatic
Enterprise Automatic Automatic

Default Properties

Display name:Windows Audio Endpoint Builder
Service name:AudioEndpointBuilder
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
File:%WinDir%\System32\Audiosrv.dll
Error control:normal
Group:AudioGroup
Object:LocalSystem
Privileges:
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege

Default Behavior

The Windows Audio Endpoint Builder service runs as LocalSystem in a shared process. It shares an executable file with other services. If the Windows Audio Endpoint Builder 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 AudioEndpointBuilder service has failed to start.

Dependencies

Windows Audio Endpoint Builder will not start, if the Plug and Play service is stopped or disabled.

If the Windows Audio Endpoint Builder is stopped, the Windows Audio fails to start and initialize.

Restore Default Startup Type for Windows Audio Endpoint Builder

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreWindowsAudioEndpointBuilderWindows7.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 Audiosrv.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.