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Windows Error Reporting Service - Windows Vista Service

Allows errors to be reported when programs stop working or responding and allows existing solutions to be delivered. Also allows logs to be generated for diagnostic and repair services. If this service is stopped, error reporting might not work correctly and results of diagnostic services and repairs might not be displayed.

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

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:Windows Error Reporting Service
Service name:WerSvc
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\System32\svchost.exe -k WerSvcGroup
File:%WinDir%\System32\WerSvc.dll
Error control:ignore
Object:localSystem
Privileges:
  • SeDebugPrivilege
  • SeTcbPrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege
  • SeAssignPrimaryTokenPrivilege

Default Behavior

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

Restore Default Startup Type for Windows Error Reporting Service

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreWindowsErrorReportingServiceWindowsVista.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 WerSvc.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.