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User Mode Driver Frameworks Platform Driver - Windows 8 Service

Windows Driver Foundation - User-mode Driver Framework Platform Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

This service also exists in Windows 10 and 7.

Startup Type

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

Display name:User Mode Driver Frameworks Platform Driver
Service name:WudfPf
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\system32\drivers\WudfPf.sys
Error control:normal
Group:base

Default Behavior

The User Mode Driver Frameworks Platform Driver service is a kernel mode driver. If User Mode Driver Frameworks Platform Driver fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the WudfPf service has failed to start.

Dependencies

The following services are unable to start if User Mode Driver Frameworks Platform Driver is stopped:

Restore Default Startup Type for User Mode Driver Frameworks Platform Driver

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreUserModeDriverFrameworksPlatformDriverWindows8.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 WudfPf.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.