CredentialEnrollmentManagerUserSvc Service Defaults in Windows 10

Credential Enrollment Manager.

The CredentialEnrollmentManagerUserSvc service exists only in:

Default Settings

Startup type: Manual
Display name:CredentialEnrollmentManagerUserSvc
Service name:CredentialEnrollmentManagerUserSvc
Service type:user own process template
Error control:normal
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\CredentialEnrollmentManagerUserSvc

Default Behavior

In Windows 10 it is starting only if the user, an application or another service starts it. If CredentialEnrollmentManagerUserSvc fails to start, the failure details are being recorded into Event Log. Then Windows 10 will start up and notify the user that the CredentialEnrollmentManagerUserSvc service has failed to start due to the error.


CredentialEnrollmentManagerUserSvc cannot be started under any conditions, if the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) service is disabled.

Restore Default Startup Configuration of CredentialEnrollmentManagerUserSvc

Before you begin doing this, make sure that all the services on which CredentialEnrollmentManagerUserSvc depends are configured by default and function properly. See the list of dependencies above.

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

2. Copy the command below, paste it into the command window and press ENTER:

sc config CredentialEnrollmentManagerUserSvc start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The CredentialEnrollmentManagerUserSvc service is using the CredentialEnrollmentManager.exe file that is located in the C:\Windows\system32 directory. If the file is removed or corrupted, read this article to restore its original version from Windows 10 installation media.