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How to Start/Stop Application Management service

Service name: AppMgmt

Display name: Application Management


Description:

Processes installation, removal, and enumeration requests for software deployed through Group Policy. If the service is disabled, users
will be unable to install, remove, or enumerate software deployed through Group Policy. If this service is disabled, any services that
explicitly depend on it will fail to start.

Path to executable:

C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs

CMD:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Application Management 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 Application Management service:

net start AppMgmt

sc start AppMgmt


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


To Stop Application Management service:

net stop AppMgmt

sc stop AppMgmt


To change Startup type:

Automatic:

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

sc config AppMgmt start= auto

Manual:

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

sc config AppMgmt start= demand

Disabled:

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

sc config AppMgmt start= disabled

Automatic (Delayed Start):

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

sc config AppMgmt 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\AppMgmt" /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\AppMgmt" /v DelayedAutostart /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f