The Offline Files service performs maintenance activities on the Offline Files cache, responds to user logon and logoff events, implements the internals of the public API, and dispatches interesting events to those interested in Offline Files activities and changes in cache state.
|Windows 8 edition||Windows 8||Windows 8.1||Windows 8.1 Update 1|
|Core||not exists||not exists||not exists|
|Display name:||Offline Files|
|Path:||%WinDir%\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted|
The Offline Files service runs as LocalSystem in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If Offline Files fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the CscService service has failed to start.
Offline Files 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 RestoreOfflineFilesWindows8.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
cscsvc.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.