Udk User Service (UdkUserSvc) Defaults in Windows 10

Shell components service.

The Udk User Service exists only in:

Default Settings

Startup type: Manual
Display name:Udk User Service
Service name:UdkUserSvc
Service type:user share process template
Error control:normal
Path:%SystemRoot%\system32\svchost.exe -k UdkSvcGroup
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\UdkUserSvc

Default Behavior

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

Restore Default Startup Configuration of Udk User Service

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

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

sc config UdkUserSvc start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The UdkUserSvc service is using the windowsudk.shellcommon.dll 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.