Provides compatibility for legacy applications which interact with TCP/IP through the registry. If this service is stopped, certain applications may have impaired functionality.
|Windows 7 edition||without SP||SP1|
|Display name:||TCP/IP Registry Compatibility|
The TCP/IP Registry Compatibility service is a kernel driver. If the TCP/IP Registry Compatibility fails to load or initialize, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows 7 startup should proceed, but a message box is displayed informing you that the tcpipreg service has failed to start.
TCP/IP Registry Compatibility will not start, if the TCP/IP Protocol Driver service is stopped or disabled.
1. Select your Windows 7 edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreTCPIPRegistryCompatibilityWindows7.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 7 installation media.