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SMB 1.x MiniRedirector - Windows Vista Service

Implements the SMB 1.x (CIFS) protocol. This protocol provides connectivity to network resources on pre-Windows Vista servers.

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

Startup Type

Windows Vista edition without SP SP1 SP2
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Default Properties

Display name:SMB 1.x MiniRedirector
Service name:mrxsmb10
Type:filesys
Path:%WinDir%\system32\DRIVERS\mrxsmb10.sys
Error control:normal
Group:Network

Default Behavior

SMB 1.x MiniRedirector is a file system driver. If SMB 1.x MiniRedirector 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 mrxsmb10 service has failed to start. At least one service depends on SMB 1.x MiniRedirector. Therefore I do not recommend you to disable it.

Dependencies

SMB 1.x MiniRedirector will not start, if the SMB MiniRedirector Wrapper and Engine service is stopped or disabled.

If SMB 1.x MiniRedirector is stopped, the Workstation fails to start and initialize.

Restore Default Startup Type for SMB 1.x MiniRedirector

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreSMB1xMiniRedirectorWindowsVista.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 mrxsmb10.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.