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HTTP - Windows Vista Service

This service implements the hypertext transfer protocol (HTTP). If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.

This service also exists in Windows 10, 7, 8 and XP.

Startup Type

Windows Vista edition without SP SP1 SP2
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Default Properties

Display name:HTTP
Service name:HTTP
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\system32\drivers\HTTP.sys
Error control:normal

Default Behavior

HTTP is a kernel mode driver. If HTTP 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 HTTP service has failed to start. If you disable this service, then 8 other services will be unable to start (see the "Dependencies" section below).

Dependencies

If the HTTP is stopped, the following services will not start and initialize:

Restore Default Startup Type for HTTP

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreHTTPWindowsVista.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 HTTP.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.