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Windows Defender Firewall Authorization Driver - Windows 10 Service

Windows Defender Firewall Authorization Driver is a kernel mode driver that provides deep inspection services on inbound and outbound network traffic.

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

Startup Type

Windows 10 version Home Pro Education Enterprise
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Default Properties

Display name:Windows Defender Firewall Authorization Driver
Service name:mpsdrv
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\System32\drivers\mpsdrv.sys
Error control:normal
Group:network

Default Behavior

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

Dependencies

If Windows Defender Firewall Authorization Driver is stopped, the Windows Defender Firewall service fails to start and initialize.

Restore Default Startup Type for Windows Defender Firewall Authorization Driver

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreWindowsDefenderFirewallAuthorizationDriverWindows10.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 mpsdrv.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.