Windows 10 Services

Pass-through HID to KMDF Filter Driver - Windows 10 Service

Device Filter to provide pass-through interface between HIDCLASS and KMDF.

This service also exists in Windows 7 and 8.

Startup Type

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Default Properties

Display name:Pass-through HID to KMDF Filter Driver
Service name:mshidkmdf
Error control:ignore

Default Behavior

The Pass-through HID to KMDF Filter Driver service is a kernel mode driver. If Pass-through HID to KMDF Filter Driver 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 Pass-through HID to KMDF Filter Driver

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestorePassthroughHIDtoKMDFFilterDriverWindows10.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 mshidkmdf.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.