Enables pairing between the system and wired or wireless devices.
This service exists in Windows 8 only.
|Windows 8 edition||without SP|
|Display name:||Device Association Service|
|Path:||%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted|
The Device Association Service runs as LocalSystem in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If the Device Association Service fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the DeviceAssociationService service has failed to start.
1. Select your Windows 8 edition, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreDeviceAssociationServiceWindows8.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
das.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.