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Microsoft Defender Antivirus Boot Driver - Windows 10 Service

Microsoft Defender Antivirus Boot Driver.

This service also exists in Windows 8.

Startup Type

Windows 10 version Home Pro Education Enterprise
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Default Properties

Display name:Microsoft Defender Antivirus Boot Driver
Service name:WdBoot
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\system32\drivers\WdBoot.sys
Error control:normal
Group:Early-Launch

Default Behavior

The Microsoft Defender Antivirus Boot Driver service is a kernel mode driver. If Microsoft Defender Antivirus Boot Driver fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the WdBoot service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for Microsoft Defender Antivirus Boot Driver

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreMicrosoftDefenderAntivirusBootDriverWindows10.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 WdBoot.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.

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