Background Tasks Infrastructure Service (BrokerInfrastructure) Defaults in Windows 8

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
Object:LocalSystem
Path:%SystemRoot%\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
File:%SystemRoot%\System32\bisrv.dll
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\BrokerInfrastructure
Privileges:
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeCreateGlobalPrivilege
  • SeCreatePermanentPrivilege
  • SeDebugPrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege
  • SeTcbPrivilege

Default Behavior

Background Tasks Infrastructure Service is a Win32 service. In Windows 8 it is starting automatically during the operating system startup. Then the Background Tasks Infrastructure Service runs as LocalSystem in a process of svchost.exe, sharing it with other services. If Background Tasks Infrastructure Service fails to start, the error details are added to Windows 8 error log. When the operating system startup is complete, the user is being notified that the BrokerInfrastructure service hasn't been started.

Dependencies

Background Tasks Infrastructure Service can't start, if any service from the list below is disabled or not available:

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Background Tasks Infrastructure Service

1. Select your Windows 8 edition and update pack, and then click Download.

2. Save the Win8_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 corrupted or deleted, you can put it back in there.