Implements the SMB 2.0 protocol, which provides connectivity to network resources on Windows Vista and later servers.
|Windows 8 edition||Windows 8||Windows 8.1||Windows 8.1 Update 1|
|Display name:||SMB 2.0 MiniRedirector|
The SMB 2.0 MiniRedirector service is a file system driver. If SMB 2.0 MiniRedirector fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the mrxsmb20 service has failed to start.
SMB 2.0 MiniRedirector won't start, if the SMB MiniRedirector Wrapper and Engine service is stopped or disabled.
The following services are unable to start if SMB 2.0 MiniRedirector is stopped:
1. Select your Windows 8 release and edition, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreSMB20MiniRedirectorWindows8.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
mrxsmb20.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.