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Windows Driver Foundation - User-mode Driver Framework - Windows Vista Service

Manages user-mode driver host processes.

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:Windows Driver Foundation - User-mode Driver Framework
Service name:wudfsvc
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
File:%WinDir%\System32\WUDFSvc.dll
Error control:normal
Group:PlugPlay
Object:LocalSystem
Privileges:
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeAssignPrimaryTokenPrivilege
  • SeIncreaseQuotaPrivilege

Default Behavior

Windows Driver Foundation - User-mode Driver Framework logs on as LocalSystem and runs in a shared process of svchost.exe. If Windows Driver Foundation - User-mode Driver Framework 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 wudfsvc service has failed to start.

Dependencies

Windows Driver Foundation - User-mode Driver Framework will not start, if the Plug and Play service is stopped or disabled.

Restore Default Startup Type for Windows Driver Foundation - User-mode Driver Framework

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreWindowsDriverFoundationUsermodeDriverFrameworkWindowsVista.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 WUDFSvc.dll file exists in the %WinDir%\System32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows Vista installation media.