AppvVfs Service Defaults in Windows 10
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AppvVfs is a file system driver. In Windows 10 it is starting only if the user, an application or another service starts it. If AppvVfs fails to start, the failure details are being recorded into Event Log. Then Windows 10 will start up and notify the user that the AppvVfs service has failed to start due to the error.
AppvVfs cannot be started under any conditions, if the following services are disabled, deleted or working improperly:
While AppvVfs is stopped, the Microsoft App-V Client service cannot be launched.
Restore Default Startup Configuration for AppvVfs
1. Select your Windows 10 edition, and then click Download.
2. Save the Win10_AppvVfs_Service_Startup.cmd file to a local storage device.
3. Run the saved file as an administrator.
4. Restart the computer.
The AppvVfs service is using the AppvVfs.sys file that is located in the %WinDir%\system32\drivers folder. If the file is changed, damaged or deleted, you can restore its original version from Windows 10 installation media.