Optimizes performance of applications by caching commonly used font data. Applications will start this service if it is not already running. It can be disabled, though doing so will degrade application performance.
|Windows 8 edition||Windows 8||Windows 8.1||Windows 8.1 Update 1|
|Display name:||Windows Font Cache Service|
|Path:||%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService|
The Windows Font Cache Service runs as NT AUTHORITY\LocalService in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If Windows Font Cache Service fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the FontCache service has failed to start.
1. Select your Windows 8 release and edition, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreWindowsFontCacheServiceWindows8.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
FntCache.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.