Processes installation, removal, and enumeration requests for software deployed through Group Policy. If the service is disabled, users will be unable to install, remove, or enumerate software deployed through Group Policy. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.
|Windows 8 edition||Windows 8||Windows 8.1||Windows 8.1 Update 1|
|Core||not exists||not exists||not exists|
|Display name:||Application Management|
|Path:||%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs|
The Application Management service runs as LocalSystem in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If Application Management fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the AppMgmt service has failed to start.
1. Select your Windows 8 release and edition, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreApplicationManagementWindows8.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
appmgmts.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.