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Packet Monitor Driver - Windows 10 Service

Packet Monitor Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

This service exists in Windows 10 only.

Startup Type

Windows 10 version Home Pro Education Enterprise
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Default Properties

Display name:Packet Monitor Driver
Service name:PktMon
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\system32\drivers\PktMon.sys
Error control:normal

Default Behavior

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

Restore Default Startup Type for Packet Monitor Driver

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestorePacketMonitorDriverWindows10.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 PktMon.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.