Windows Vista Services

Realtek 8169 NT Driver - Windows Vista Service

Realtek 8101/8168/8169 NDIS6 32-bit Driver by Realtek Corporation.

This service exists in Windows Vista only.

Startup Type

Windows Vista edition without SP SP1 SP2
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Default Properties

Display name:Realtek 8169 NT Driver
Service name:RTL8169
Error control:normal

Default Behavior

Realtek 8169 NT Driver is a kernel mode driver. If Realtek 8169 NT Driver 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 RTL8169 service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for Realtek 8169 NT Driver

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreRealtek8169NTDriverWindowsVista.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 Rtlh86.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.

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