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WAN Miniport (PPTP) - Windows 8 Service

WAN Miniport (PPTP).

This service also exists in Windows 10, 7, Vista and XP.

Startup Type

Windows 8 edition Windows 8 Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Update 1
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Default Properties

Display name:WAN Miniport (PPTP)
Service name:PptpMiniport
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\system32\DRIVERS\raspptp.sys
Error control:normal

Default Behavior

The WAN Miniport (PPTP) service is a kernel mode driver. If WAN Miniport (PPTP) fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the PptpMiniport service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for WAN Miniport (PPTP)

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreWANMiniportPPTPWindows8.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 raspptp.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.