Background Tasks Infrastructure Service (BrokerInfrastructure) Defaults in Windows 10

Windows infrastructure service that controls which background tasks can run on the system.

Default Settings

Startup type:Automatic
Display name:Background Tasks Infrastructure Service
Service name:BrokerInfrastructure
Service type:share
Error control:normal
Group:COM Infrastructure
Path:%SystemRoot%\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\BrokerInfrastructure
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeCreateGlobalPrivilege
  • SeCreatePermanentPrivilege
  • SeDebugPrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege
  • SeShutdownPrivilege
  • SeTcbPrivilege
  • SeProfileSingleProcessPrivilege

Default Behavior

Background Tasks Infrastructure Service is a Win32 service. In Windows 10 it is starting automatically when the operating system starts. Then the Background Tasks Infrastructure Service is running as LocalSystem in a shared process of svchost.exe along with other services. If Background Tasks Infrastructure Service fails to start, the failure details are being recorded into Event Log. Then Windows 10 will start up and notify the user that the BrokerInfrastructure service has failed to start due to the error.


Background Tasks Infrastructure Service cannot be started under any conditions, if the following services are disabled, deleted or working improperly:

While Background Tasks Infrastructure Service is stopped, the Embedded Mode service cannot be launched.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Background Tasks Infrastructure Service

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

2. Save the Win10_BrokerInfrastructure_Service_Startup.cmd file to a local storage device.

3. Run the saved file as an administrator.

4. Restart the computer.

The BrokerInfrastructure service is using the bisrv.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.