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Audio Stub Driver - Windows XP Service

AudStub Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

This service exists in Windows XP only.

Startup Type

Windows XP edition without SP SP1 SP2 SP3
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Default Properties

Display name:Audio Stub Driver
Service name:audstub
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\system32\DRIVERS\audstub.sys
Error control:normal

Default Behavior

The Audio Stub Driver service is a kernel driver. If the Audio Stub Driver fails to load or initialize, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows XP startup should proceed, but a message box is displayed informing you that the audstub service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for Audio Stub Driver

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreAudioStubDriverWindowsXP.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.

3. Run the downloaded batch file.

4. Restart the computer to save changes.

Note. Make sure that the audstub.sys file exists in the %WinDir%\system32\DRIVERS folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows XP installation media.