Provides infrastructure support for deploying Store applications. This service is started on demand and if disabled Store applications will not be deployed to the system, and may not function properly.
This service also exists in Windows 10.
|Windows 8 edition||Windows 8||Windows 8.1||Windows 8.1 Update 1|
|Display name:||AppX Deployment Service (AppXSVC)|
|Path:||%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k wsappx|
The AppX Deployment Service (AppXSVC) runs as LocalSystem in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If AppX Deployment Service (AppXSVC) fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the AppXSvc service has failed to start.
AppX Deployment Service (AppXSVC) won't start, if the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) service is stopped or disabled.
1. Select your Windows 8 release and edition, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreAppXDeploymentServiceAppXSVCWindows8.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
appxdeploymentserver.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.