Windows 10 Services

Microsoft Streaming Service Proxy - Windows 10 Service

MS KS Server by Microsoft Corporation.

This service also exists in Windows XP.

Startup Type

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Default Properties

Display name:Microsoft Streaming Service Proxy
Service name:MSKSSRV
Error control:normal
Group:Extended Base

Default Behavior

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

Restore Default Startup Type for Microsoft Streaming Service Proxy

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreMicrosoftStreamingServiceProxyWindows10.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 MSKSSRV.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.