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Distributed Link Tracking Client - Windows Vista Service

Maintains links between NTFS files within a computer or across computers in a network.

This service also exists in Windows 10, 7, 8 and XP.

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:Distributed Link Tracking Client
Service name:TrkWks
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
File:%WinDir%\System32\trkwks.dll
Error control:normal
Object:LocalSystem
Privileges:
  • SeRestorePrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege

Default Behavior

Distributed Link Tracking Client logs on as LocalSystem and runs in a shared process of svchost.exe. If Distributed Link Tracking Client 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 TrkWks service has failed to start.

Dependencies

Distributed Link Tracking Client will not start, if the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) service is stopped or disabled.

Restore Default Startup Type for Distributed Link Tracking Client

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreDistributedLinkTrackingClientWindowsVista.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 trkwks.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.