Microsoft Update Health Service (uhssvc)Microsoft Update Health Service (uhssvc)

Registry Name


Display Name

Microsoft Update Health Service


Maintains the health of the Windows Update process.

For more information, see the Additional Information section.

Default Status


Default Startup Type


Image Path

"C:\Program Files\Microsoft Update Health Tools\uhssvc.exe"


The service depends on the following system components to function properly: System components that depend on this service to function properly:
  • None

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Additional Information

uhssvc is a Windows service that is responsible for checking and installing updates for Windows devices. It also helps to fix any issues that might prevent the updates from being installed properly. It is part of the update KB4023057 that was released to improve the Windows update process.