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Background Tasks Infrastructure Service - Windows 8 Service

Windows infrastructure service that controls which background tasks can run on the system.

This service also exists in Windows 10.

Startup Type

Windows 8 edition Windows 8 Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Update 1
Core Automatic Automatic Automatic
Pro Automatic Automatic Automatic
Enterprise Automatic Automatic Automatic

Default Properties

Display name:Background Tasks Infrastructure Service
Service name:BrokerInfrastructure
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
File:%WinDir%\System32\bisrv.dll
Error control:normal
Group:COM Infrastructure
Object:LocalSystem
Privileges:
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeCreateGlobalPrivilege
  • SeCreatePermanentPrivilege
  • SeDebugPrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege
  • SeTcbPrivilege

Default Behavior

The Background Tasks Infrastructure Service runs as LocalSystem in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If Background Tasks Infrastructure Service fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the BrokerInfrastructure service has failed to start.

Dependencies

Background Tasks Infrastructure Service won't start, if the following services are stopped or disabled:

Restore Default Startup Type for Background Tasks Infrastructure Service

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 8 release and edition, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreBackgroundTasksInfrastructureServiceWindows8.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 bisrv.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.