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Npfs - Windows Vista Service

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

Startup Type

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

Default Properties

Display name:Npfs
Service name:Npfs
Type:filesys
Error control:normal
Group:File system

Default Behavior

Npfs is a file system driver. If Npfs 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 Npfs service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for Npfs

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreNpfsWindowsVista.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.