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CD/DVD File System Reader - Windows Vista Service

ISO9660/Joliet File System Reader for CD/DVDs. (Core) (All pieces).

This service also exists in Windows 7, 8 and XP.

Startup Type

Windows Vista edition without SP SP1 SP2
Starter Disabled Disabled Disabled
Home Basic Disabled Disabled Disabled
Home Premium Disabled Disabled Disabled
Business Disabled Disabled Disabled
Ultimate Disabled Disabled Disabled

Default Properties

Display name:CD/DVD File System Reader
Service name:cdfs
Type:filesys
Path:%WinDir%\system32\DRIVERS\cdfs.sys
Error control:normal
Group:File System

Default Behavior

CD/DVD File System Reader is a file system driver. If CD/DVD File System Reader fails to start, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows Vista startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the cdfs service has failed to start.

Dependencies

CD/DVD File System Reader will not start, if the CD-ROM Driver service is stopped or disabled.

Restore Default Startup Type for CD/DVD File System Reader

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows Vista edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreCDDVDFileSystemReaderWindowsVista.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 to save changes.

Note. Make sure that the cdfs.sys file exists in the %WinDir%\system32\DRIVERS folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows Vista installation media.