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Udfs - Windows 8 Service

Reads/Writes UDF 1.02,1.5,2.0x,2.5 disc formats, usually found on C/DVD discs. (Core) (All pieces).

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
Core Disabled Disabled Disabled
Pro Disabled Disabled Disabled
Enterprise Disabled Disabled Disabled

Default Properties

Display name:Udfs
Service name:udfs
Type:filesys
Path:%WinDir%\system32\DRIVERS\udfs.sys
Error control:normal
Group:Boot File System

Default Behavior

The Udfs service is a file system driver. If Udfs fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the udfs service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for Udfs

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreUdfsWindows8.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 udfs.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.