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 8 edition||Windows 8||Windows 8.1||Windows 8.1 Update 1|
|Display name:||TCP/IP Registry Compatibility|
The TCP/IP Registry Compatibility service is a kernel mode driver. If TCP/IP Registry Compatibility fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the tcpipreg service has failed to start.
TCP/IP Registry Compatibility won't start, if the TCP/IP Protocol Driver service is stopped or disabled.
1. Select your Windows 8 release and edition, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreTCPIPRegistryCompatibilityWindows8.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
tcpipreg.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.