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TCP/IP Registry Compatibility - Windows 7 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 10, 8 and Vista.

Startup Type

Windows 7 edition without SP SP1
Starter Automatic Automatic
Home Basic Automatic Automatic
Home Premium Automatic Automatic
Professional Automatic Automatic
Ultimate Automatic Automatic
Enterprise 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 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.

Dependencies

TCP/IP Registry Compatibility will not 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 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.