Application Management
Short name AppMgmt
Related file(s) appmgmt.dll
Default setting Manual
Log On Account Local Service
Depends on None
Services that depend on this service None
REG file AppMgmtPE.reg (for XP Pro)
Image path %SystemRoot%\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
Registry location HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Appmgmt
Description The Application Management service provides software installation services such as Assign, Publish, and Remove. It processes requests to enumerate, install, and remove applications that are deployed through an organization’s network. This service is useful for computers joined to a domain.
Comments This service is not available in Windows XP Home Edition, besides it appears on services.msc. When you try to start it, you encounter error “Could not start the Application Management service on Local Computer. Error 126: The specified module could not be found”. For further information, review MS-KB article Q328213