Windows 10 Services

Remote Desktop Device Redirector Driver - Windows 10 Service

Remote Desktop Device Redirector Driver.

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

Startup Type

Windows 10 version Home Pro Education Enterprise
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Default Properties

Display name:Remote Desktop Device Redirector Driver
Service name:RDPDR
Error control:normal

Default Behavior

The Remote Desktop Device Redirector Driver service is a kernel mode driver. If Remote Desktop Device Redirector Driver fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the RDPDR service has failed to start.


Remote Desktop Device Redirector Driver is unable to start, if the Redirected Buffering Sub System service is stopped or disabled.

If Remote Desktop Device Redirector Driver is stopped, the Remote Desktop Services UserMode Port Redirector fails to start and initialize.

Restore Default Startup Type for Remote Desktop Device Redirector Driver

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreRemoteDesktopDeviceRedirectorDriverWindows10.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 rdpdr.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.