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ActiveX Installer (AxInstSV) - Windows 11 Service

Provides User Account Control validation for the installation of ActiveX controls from the Internet and enables management of ActiveX control installation based on Group Policy settings. This service is started on demand and if disabled the installation of ActiveX controls will behave according to default browser settings.

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

Startup Type

Windows 11 version Home Pro Education Enterprise
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Default Properties

Display name:ActiveX Installer (AxInstSV)
Service name:AxInstSV
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k AxInstSVGroup
File:%WinDir%\System32\AxInstSV.dll
Error control:normal
Object:LocalSystem
Privileges:
  • SeAssignPrimaryTokenPrivilege
  • SeIncreaseQuotaPrivilege
  • SeTcbPrivilege
  • SeBackupPrivilege
  • SeRestorePrivilege
  • SeAuditPrivilege
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege

Default Behavior

The ActiveX Installer (AxInstSV) service is running as LocalSystem in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If ActiveX Installer (AxInstSV) fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 11 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the AxInstSV service has failed to start.

Dependencies

ActiveX Installer (AxInstSV) is unable to start, if the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) service is stopped or disabled.

Restore Default Startup Type for ActiveX Installer (AxInstSV)

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 11 edition and release, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreActiveXInstallerAxInstSVWindows11.bat file to any folder on a local drive such as SSD or a hard disk.

3. Right-click the downloaded batch file and select Properties.

4. Check the Unblock checkbox and click OK.

5. Right-click the batch file again and select Run as administrator.

6. Restart the computer to save changes.

Note. Make sure that the AxInstSV.dll file exists in the %WinDir%\System32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 11 installation media.

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