Windows 10 Services

Srvnet - Windows 10 Service

Server Network driver by Microsoft Corporation.

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

Startup Type

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Default Properties

Display name:Srvnet
Service name:srvnet
Error control:normal

Default Behavior

The Srvnet service is a file system driver. If Srvnet fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the srvnet service has failed to start.


If Srvnet is stopped, the Server SMB Driver service fails to start and initialize.

Restore Default Startup Type for Srvnet

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreSrvnetWindows10.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 srvnet.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.