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Remote Registry - Windows XP Service

Enables remote users to modify registry settings on your computer. If this service is stopped, the registry can be modified only by users on your computer. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.

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

Startup Type

Windows XP edition without SP SP1 SP2 SP3
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Professional Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic

Default Properties

Display name:Remote Registry
Service name:RemoteRegistry
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
File:%WinDir%\system32\regsvc.dll
Error control:normal
Object:NT AUTHORITY\LocalService

Default Behavior

The Remote Registry service runs as NT AUTHORITY\LocalService in a shared process. It shares an executable file with other services. If the Remote Registry fails to load or initialize, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows XP startup should proceed, but a message box is displayed informing you that the RemoteRegistry service has failed to start.

Dependencies

Remote Registry will not start, if the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) service is stopped or disabled.

Restore Default Startup Type for Remote Registry

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreRemoteRegistryWindowsXP.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.

3. Run the downloaded batch file.

4. Restart the computer to save changes.

Note. Make sure that the regsvc.dll file exists in the %WinDir%\system32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows XP installation media.