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Language Experience Service - Windows 11 Service

Provides infrastructure support for deploying and configuring localized Windows resources. This service is started on demand and, if disabled, additional Windows languages will not be deployed to the system, and Windows may not function properly.

This service also exists in Windows 10.

Startup Type

Windows 11 version Home Pro Education Enterprise
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Default Properties

Display name:Language Experience Service
Service name:LxpSvc
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
File:%WinDir%\System32\LanguageOverlayServer.dll
Error control:ignore
Object:LocalSystem
Privileges:
  • SeTcbPrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege
  • SeCreateSymbolicLinkPrivilege
  • SeRestorePrivilege
  • SeBackupPrivilege
  • SeSecurityPrivilege
  • SeIncreaseQuotaPrivilege
  • SeAssignPrimaryTokenPrivilege

Default Behavior

The Language Experience Service is running as LocalSystem in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If Language Experience Service fails to load or initialize, Windows 11 start up proceeds. No warning is displayed, but the error is recorded into the Event Log.

Restore Default Startup Type for Language Experience Service

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreLanguageExperienceServiceWindows11.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 LanguageOverlayServer.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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