Windows 10 Services

Microsoft WFP Message Capture - Windows 10 Service

Microsoft WFP Message Capture.

This service exists in Windows 10 only.

Startup Type

Windows 10 edition 1507 1511 1607 1703
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Default Properties

Display name:Microsoft WFP Message Capture
Service name:wfpcapture
Error control:normal

Default Behavior

The Microsoft WFP Message Capture service is a kernel mode driver. If Microsoft WFP Message Capture fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the wfpcapture service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for Microsoft WFP Message Capture

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreMicrosoftWFPMessageCaptureWindows10.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 wfpcapture.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.