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Afunix - Windows 10 Service

AF_UNIX socket provider by Microsoft Corporation.

This service exists in Windows 10 only.

Startup Type

Windows 10 version Home Pro Education Enterprise
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Default Properties

Display name:Afunix
Service name:afunix
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\system32\drivers\afunix.sys
Error control:normal
Group:PNP_TDI

Default Behavior

The Afunix service is a kernel mode driver. If Afunix fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the afunix service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for Afunix

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 10 edition, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreAfunixWindows10.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.

3. Right-click the downloaded batch file and select Run as administrator.

4. Restart the computer to save changes.

Note. Make sure that the afunix.sys file exists in the %WinDir%\system32\drivers folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 10 installation media.