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CD/DVD File System Reader - Windows 8 Service

ISO9660/Joliet File System Reader for CD/DVDs. (Core) (All pieces).

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

Startup Type

Windows 8 edition Windows 8 Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Update 1
Core Disabled Disabled Disabled
Pro Disabled Disabled Disabled
Enterprise Disabled Disabled Disabled

Default Properties

Display name:CD/DVD File System Reader
Service name:cdfs
Type:filesys
Path:%WinDir%\system32\DRIVERS\cdfs.sys
Error control:normal
Group:Boot File System

Default Behavior

The CD/DVD File System Reader service is a file system driver. If CD/DVD File System Reader fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the cdfs service has failed to start.

Dependencies

CD/DVD File System Reader won't start, if the +SCSI CDROM Class service is stopped or disabled.

Restore Default Startup Type for CD/DVD File System Reader

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 8 release and edition, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreCDDVDFileSystemReaderWindows8.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.

Note. Make sure that the cdfs.sys file exists in the %WinDir%\system32\DRIVERS folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 8 installation media.