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ReadyBoost - Windows Vista Service

Provides support for improving system performance using ReadyBoost.

This service exists in Windows Vista only.

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:ReadyBoost
Service name:EMDMgmt
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
File:%WinDir%\system32\emdmgmt.dll
Error control:ignore
Object:LocalSystem
Privileges:
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege

Default Behavior

ReadyBoost logs on as LocalSystem and runs in a shared process of svchost.exe. If ReadyBoost fails to load or initialize, Windows Vista start up proceeds. No warning is displayed, but the error is recorded into the Event Log.

Dependencies

ReadyBoost won't start, if the following system components are stopped or disabled:

Restore Default Startup Type for ReadyBoost

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreReadyBoostWindowsVista.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 emdmgmt.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.