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System Restore Service - Windows XP Service

Performs system restore functions. To stop service, turn off System Restore from the System Restore tab in My Computer->Properties.

This service exists in Windows XP only.

Startup Type

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

Default Properties

Display name:System Restore Service
Service name:srservice
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
File:%WinDir%\system32\srsvc.dll
Error control:normal
Object:LocalSystem

Default Behavior

The System Restore Service runs as LocalSystem in a shared process. It shares an executable file with other services. If the System Restore Service 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 srservice service has failed to start.

Dependencies

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

Restore Default Startup Type for System Restore Service

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreSystemRestoreServiceWindowsXP.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 srsvc.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.