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Windows Driver Foundation - User-mode Driver Framework - Windows 10 Service

Creates and manages user-mode driver processes. This service cannot be stopped.

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

Startup Type

Windows 10 edition 1507 1511 1607 1703
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Default Properties

Display name:Windows Driver Foundation - User-mode Driver Framework
Service name:wudfsvc
Type:own
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
File:%WinDir%\System32\WUDFSvc.dll
Error control:normal
Group:PlugPlay
Object:LocalSystem
Privileges:
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeAssignPrimaryTokenPrivilege
  • SeIncreaseQuotaPrivilege
  • SeTcbPrivilege
  • SeLoadDriverPrivilege

Default Behavior

The Windows Driver Foundation - User-mode Driver Framework service is running as LocalSystem in its own process of svchost.exe. No other services run in the same process. If Windows Driver Foundation - User-mode Driver Framework fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the wudfsvc service has failed to start.

Dependencies

Windows Driver Foundation - User-mode Driver Framework is unable to start, if the User Mode Driver Frameworks Platform Driver service is stopped or disabled.

If Windows Driver Foundation - User-mode Driver Framework is stopped, the following services cannot start:

Restore Default Startup Type for Windows Driver Foundation - User-mode Driver Framework

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreWindowsDriverFoundationUsermodeDriverFrameworkWindows10.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 WUDFSvc.dll file exists in the %WinDir%\System32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 10 installation media.