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Udfs - Windows Vista Service

Reads/Writes UDF 1.02,1.5,2.0x,2.5 disc formats, usually found on C/DVD discs. (Core) (All pieces).

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

Startup Type

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

Default Properties

Display name:Udfs
Service name:udfs
Type:filesys
Path:%WinDir%\system32\DRIVERS\udfs.sys
Error control:normal
Group:File System

Default Behavior

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

Restore Default Startup Type for Udfs

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreUdfsWindowsVista.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 udfs.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.