AppX Deployment Service (AppXSVC) Defaults in Windows 10

Provides infrastructure support for deploying Store applications. This service is started on demand and if disabled Store applications will not be deployed to the system, and may not function properly.

Default Settings

Startup type:Manual
Display name:AppX Deployment Service (AppXSVC)
Service name:AppXSvc
Service type:share
Error control:normal
Object:LocalSystem
Path:%SystemRoot%\system32\svchost.exe -k wsappx
File:%SystemRoot%\system32\appxdeploymentserver.dll
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\AppXSvc
Privileges:
  • SeTcbPrivilege
  • SeIncreaseBasePriorityPrivilege
  • SeCreatePermanentPrivilege
  • SeSecurityPrivilege
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege
  • SeCreateGlobalPrivilege
  • SeAssignPrimaryTokenPrivilege
  • SeRestorePrivilege
  • SeTakeOwnershipPrivilege
  • SeBackupPrivilege
  • SeCreateSymbolicLinkPrivilege

Default Behavior

AppX Deployment Service (AppXSVC) is a Win32 service. In Windows 10 it is starting only if the user, an application or another service starts it. When the AppX Deployment Service (AppXSVC) is started, it is running as LocalSystem in a shared process of svchost.exe along with other services. If AppX Deployment Service (AppXSVC) fails to start, the failure details are being recorded into Event Log. Then Windows 10 will start up and notify the user that the AppXSvc service has failed to start due to the error.

Dependencies

AppX Deployment Service (AppXSVC) cannot be started under any conditions, if the following services are disabled, deleted or working improperly:

Restore Default Startup Configuration for AppX Deployment Service (AppXSVC)

1. Select your Windows 10 edition and release, and then click Download.

2. Save the Win10_AppXSvc_Service_Startup.cmd file to a local storage device.

3. Run the saved file as an administrator.

4. Restart the computer.

The AppXSvc service is using the appxdeploymentserver.dll file that is located in the %WinDir%\system32 folder. If the file is changed, damaged or deleted, you can restore its original version from Windows 10 installation media.