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Message-oriented TCP/IP and TCP/IPv6 Protocol (SMB session) - Windows Vista Service

Microsoft NetbiosSmb Device Driver.

This service also exists in Windows 7.

Startup Type

Windows Vista edition without SP SP1 SP2
Starter System System System
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Default Properties

Display name:Message-oriented TCP/IP and TCP/IPv6 Protocol (SMB session)
Service name:Smb
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\system32\DRIVERS\smb.sys
Error control:normal
Group:PNP_TDI

Default Behavior

Message-oriented TCP/IP and TCP/IPv6 Protocol (SMB session) is a kernel mode driver. If Message-oriented TCP/IP and TCP/IPv6 Protocol (SMB session) 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 Smb service has failed to start.

Dependencies

Message-oriented TCP/IP and TCP/IPv6 Protocol (SMB session) will not start, if the TCP/IP Protocol Driver service is stopped or disabled.

Restore Default Startup Type for Message-oriented TCP/IP and TCP/IPv6 Protocol (SMB session)

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreMessageorientedTCPIPandTCPIPv6ProtocolSMBsessionWindowsVista.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 smb.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.