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Application Experience - Windows Vista Service

Processes application compatibility cache requests for applications as they are launched.

This service also exists in Windows 7 and 8.

Startup Type

Windows Vista edition without SP SP1 SP2
Starter Automatic Automatic Automatic
Home Basic Automatic Automatic Automatic
Home Premium Automatic Automatic Automatic
Business Automatic Automatic Automatic
Ultimate Automatic Automatic Automatic

Default Properties

Display name:Application Experience
Service name:AeLookupSvc
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
File:%WinDir%\System32\aelupsvc.dll
Error control:normal
Object:localSystem
Privileges:
  • SeTcbPrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege

Default Behavior

Application Experience logs on as localSystem and runs in a shared process of svchost.exe. If Application Experience fails to start, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows Vista startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the AeLookupSvc service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for Application Experience

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows Vista edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreApplicationExperienceWindowsVista.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 to save changes.

Note. Make sure that the aelupsvc.dll file exists in the %WinDir%\System32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows Vista installation media.