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How to Start/Stop User Profile Service

Service name: ProfSvc

Display name: User Profile Service


This service is responsible for loading and unloading user profiles. If this service is stopped or disabled, users will no longer be able to
successfully logon or logoff, applications may have problems getting to users' data, and components registered to receive profile event
notifications will not receive them.

Path to executable:

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

Type services.msc and press Enter

Locate User Profile Service observe his current status and open to make changes

From General tab you can Start/Stop and change the Startup type of User Profile Service

To finish press ok button and close Services window

This method shows you how to Start/Stop User Profile Service from Services.msc

Please perform the following steps:

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