Optimizes performance of Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) applications by caching commonly used font data. WPF applications will start this service if it is not already running. It can be disabled, though doing so will degrade the performance of WPF applications.
This service also exists in Windows 7.
|Windows Vista edition||without SP||SP1||SP2|
|Display name:||Windows Presentation Foundation Font Cache 22.214.171.124|
Windows Presentation Foundation Font Cache 126.96.36.199 logs on as NT Authority\LocalService and runs in its own process of PresentationFontCache.exe. It does not share its process with other services. If Windows Presentation Foundation Font Cache 188.8.131.52 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 FontCache184.108.40.206 service has failed to start.
1. Select your Windows Vista edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreWindowsPresentationFoundationFontCache3000WindowsVista.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
PresentationFontCache.exe file exists in the
%WinDir%\Microsoft.Net\Framework\v3.0\WPF folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows Vista installation media.