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TCP/IP Registry Compatibility - Windows 10 Service

Provides compatibility for legacy applications which interact with TCP/IP through the registry. If this service is stopped, certain applications may have impaired functionality.

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

Startup Type

Windows 10 edition 1507 1511 1607 1703
Home Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic
Pro Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic
Education Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic
Enterprise Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic

Default Properties

Display name:TCP/IP Registry Compatibility
Service name:tcpipreg
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\System32\drivers\tcpipreg.sys
Error control:normal

Default Behavior

The TCP/IP Registry Compatibility service is a kernel mode driver. If TCP/IP Registry Compatibility fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the tcpipreg service has failed to start.

Dependencies

TCP/IP Registry Compatibility is unable to start, if the TCP/IP Protocol Driver service is stopped or disabled.

Restore Default Startup Type for TCP/IP Registry Compatibility

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreTCPIPRegistryCompatibilityWindows10.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 tcpipreg.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.