Quality Windows Audio Video Experience (qWave) is a networking platform for Audio Video (AV) streaming applications on IP home networks. qWave enhances AV streaming performance and reliability by ensuring network quality-of-service (QoS) for AV applications. It provides mechanisms for admission control, run time monitoring and enforcement, application feedback, and traffic prioritization.
|Windows Vista edition||without SP||SP1||SP2|
|Display name:||Quality Windows Audio Video Experience|
|Path:||%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService|
Quality Windows Audio Video Experience logs on as NT AUTHORITY\LocalService and runs in a shared process of svchost.exe. If Quality Windows Audio Video 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 QWAVE service has failed to start.
Quality Windows Audio Video Experience 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 RestoreQualityWindowsAudioVideoExperienceWindowsVista.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
qwave.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.