Facilitates the running of interactive applications with additional administrative privileges. If this service is stopped, users will be unable to launch applications with the additional administrative privileges they may require to perform desired user tasks.
|Windows Vista edition||without SP||SP1||SP2|
|Display name:||Application Information|
|Path:||%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs|
Application Information logs on as LocalSystem and runs in a shared process of svchost.exe. If Application Information 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 Appinfo service has failed to start.
Application Information won't start, if the following system components are stopped or disabled:
1. Select your Windows Vista edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreApplicationInformationWindowsVista.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
appinfo.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.