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ActiveX Installer (AxInstSV) - Windows 8 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, 11 and 7.

Startup Type

Windows 8 edition Windows 8 Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Update 1
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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

runsin a shared process. Other services might run in the same process. If ActiveX Installer (AxInstSV) fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the AxInstSV service has failed to start.

Dependencies

ActiveX Installer (AxInstSV) won't start, if the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) service is stopped or disabled.

Restore Default Startup Type of ActiveX Installer (AxInstSV)

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 8 edition, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreActiveXInstallerAxInstSVWindows8.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.

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