Windows 10 Services

Bluetooth Modem Communications Driver - Windows 10 Service

Bluetooth Communications Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

This service also exists in Windows 7, 8 and Vista.

Startup Type

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Default Properties

Display name:Bluetooth Modem Communications Driver
Service name:BTHMODEM
Error control:normal

Default Behavior

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

Restore Default Startup Type for Bluetooth Modem Communications Driver

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreBluetoothModemCommunicationsDriverWindows10.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 bthmodem.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.