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How to Start/Stop App Readiness service

Service name: AppReadiness

Display name: App Readiness


Description:

Gets apps ready for use the first time a user signs in to this PC and when adding new apps.



Path to executable:

C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k AppReadiness -p

CMD:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop App Readiness service from Command Prompt

Perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and click on the Type here to search

Type cmd, right click on cmd icon under the Programs and click on Run as administrator

Services Regedit CMD Msconfig

Please confirm User Account Control pop-up

Please select, right and copy a registry key from below, then right click on command prompt window, select Paste and press Enter


To Start App Readiness service:

net start AppReadiness

sc start AppReadiness


Note: You can’t start a service if Startup type is on Disabled.


To Stop App Readiness service:

net stop AppReadiness

sc stop AppReadiness


To change Startup type:

Automatic:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\PerfHost\AppReadiness" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f

sc config AppReadiness start= auto

Manual:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\AppReadiness" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 3 /f

sc config AppReadiness start= demand

Disabled:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\AppReadiness" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 4 /f

sc config AppReadiness start= disabled

Automatic (Delayed Start):

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\AppReadiness" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f

sc config AppReadiness start= delayed-auto


Note: When you change to Automatic (Delayed Start) a new key DelayedAutostart is created with value 1.

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\AppReadiness" /v DelayedAutostart /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f


When you change to Automatic from Automatic (Delayed Start), DelayedAutostart change value to 0.

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\AppReadiness" /v DelayedAutostart /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f