This service is responsible for loading and unloading user profiles. If this service is stopped or disabled, users will no longer be able to successfully logon or logoff, applications may have problems getting to users' data, and components registered to receive profile event notifications will not receive them.
|Windows 7 edition||without SP||SP1|
|Display name:||User Profile Service|
|Path:||%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs|
The User Profile Service runs as LocalSystem in a shared process. It shares an executable file with other services. If the User Profile Service 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 ProfSvc service has failed to start.
User Profile Service will not start, if the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) service is stopped or disabled.
If the User Profile Service is stopped, the Application Information fails to start and initialize.
1. Select your Windows 7 edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreUserProfileServiceWindows7.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
profsvc.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.