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BranchCache - Windows 10 Service

This service caches network content from peers on the local subnet.

This service also exists in Windows 11, 7 and 8.

Startup Type

Windows 10 version Home Pro Education Enterprise
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Default Properties

Display name:BranchCache
Service name:PeerDistSvc
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\System32\svchost.exe -k PeerDist
File:%WinDir%\system32\peerdistsvc.dll
Error control:normal
Object:NT AUTHORITY\NetworkService
Privileges:
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeCreateGlobalPrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege
  • SeAuditPrivilege

Default Behavior

is runningin a shared process. Other services might run in the same process. If BranchCache fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the PeerDistSvc service has failed to start.

Dependencies

BranchCache is unable to start, if the HTTP Service is stopped or disabled.

Restore Default Startup Type of BranchCache

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 10 edition, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreBranchCacheWindows10.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.

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