Enables remote users to modify registry settings on your computer. If this service is stopped, the registry can be modified only by users on your computer. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.
|Windows 8 edition||Windows 8||Windows 8.1||Windows 8.1 Update 1|
|Display name:||Remote Registry|
|Path:||%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k localService|
The Remote Registry service runs as NT AUTHORITY\LocalService in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If Remote Registry fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the RemoteRegistry service has failed to start.
Remote Registry 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 RestoreRemoteRegistryWindows8.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
regsvc.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.