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How to Start/Stop BranchCache service

Service name: PeerDistSvc

Display name: BranchCache


Description:

This service caches network content from peers on the local subnet.


Path to executable:

C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k PeerDist

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

Please perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and click on the Search programs and files

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

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 BranchCache service:

net start PeerDistSvc


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


To Stop BranchCache service:

net stop PeerDistSvc


To change Startup type:

Automatic:

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

Manual:

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

Disabled:

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

Automatic (Delayed Start):

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


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

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

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