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Distributed Link Tracking Client - Windows XP Service

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

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

Startup Type

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

Default Properties

Display name:Distributed Link Tracking Client
Service name:TrkWks
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
File:%WinDir%\system32\trkwks.dll
Error control:normal
Object:LocalSystem

Default Behavior

The Distributed Link Tracking Client service runs as LocalSystem in a shared process. It shares an executable file with other services. If the Distributed Link Tracking Client 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 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 XP edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreDistributedLinkTrackingClientWindowsXP.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 trkwks.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.