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Modem - Windows 10 Service

Modem Device Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

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

Startup Type

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Default Properties

Display name:Modem
Service name:Modem
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\system32\drivers\modem.sys
Error control:ignore
Group:Extended base

Default Behavior

The Modem service is a kernel mode driver. If Modem fails to load or initialize, Windows 10 start up proceeds. No warning is displayed, but the error is recorded into the Event Log.

Restore Default Startup Type for Modem

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreModemWindows10.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 modem.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.