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AppX Deployment Service (AppXSVC) - Windows 8 Service

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.

Startup Type

Windows 8 edition Windows 8 Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Update 1
Core not exists Manual Manual
Pro not exists Manual Manual
Enterprise not exists Manual Manual

Default Properties

Display name:AppX Deployment Service (AppXSVC)
Service name:AppXSvc
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k wsappx
File:%WinDir%\system32\appxdeploymentserver.dll
Error control:normal
Object:LocalSystem
Privileges:
  • SeTcbPrivilege
  • SeIncreaseBasePriorityPrivilege
  • SeCreatePermanentPrivilege
  • SeSecurityPrivilege
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege
  • SeCreateGlobalPrivilege
  • SeAssignPrimaryTokenPrivilege
  • SeRestorePrivilege
  • SeTakeOwnershipPrivilege
  • SeBackupPrivilege
  • SeCreateSymbolicLinkPrivilege

Default Behavior

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.

Dependencies

AppX Deployment Service (AppXSVC) won't start, if the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) service is stopped or disabled.

Restore Default Startup Type for AppX Deployment Service (AppXSVC)

Automated Restore

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.