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HTTP - Windows XP Service

This service implements the hypertext transfer protocol (HTTP). If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.

This service also exists in Windows 10, 7, 8 and Vista.

Startup Type

Windows XP edition without SP SP1 SP2 SP3
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Default Properties

Display name:HTTP
Service name:HTTP
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\System32\Drivers\HTTP.sys
Error control:normal

Default Behavior

The HTTP service is a kernel driver. If the HTTP 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 HTTP service has failed to start.

Dependencies

If the HTTP is stopped, the following services will not start and initialize:

Restore Default Startup Type for HTTP

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreHTTPWindowsXP.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 HTTP.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.