Facilitates the running of interactive applications with additional administrative privileges. If this service is stopped, users will be unable to launch applications with the additional administrative privileges they may require to perform desired user tasks.
|Windows 8 edition||Windows 8||Windows 8.1||Windows 8.1 Update 1|
|Display name:||Application Information|
|Path:||%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs|
The Application Information service runs as LocalSystem in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If Application Information fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the Appinfo service has failed to start.
Application Information won't start, if the following services are stopped or disabled:
1. Select your Windows 8 release and edition, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreApplicationInformationWindows8.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.
Note. Make sure that the
appinfo.dll file exists in the
%WinDir%\System32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 8 installation media.