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How to Start/Stop Windows Front Cache Service

Service name: FontCache

Display name: Windows Front Cache Service


Description:

Optimizes performance of applications by caching commonly used font data. Applications will start this service if it is not already running.
It can be disabled, though doing so will degrade application performance.


Path to executable:

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

CMD:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Windows Front Cache 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 Windows Front Cache Service:

net start FontCache


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


To Stop Windows Front Cache Service:

net stop FontCache


To change Startup type:

Automatic:

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

Manual:

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

Disabled:

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

Automatic (Delayed Start):

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

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