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Microsoft Streaming Service Proxy - Windows XP Service

MS KS Server by Microsoft Corporation.

This service also exists in Windows 10.

Startup Type

Windows XP edition without SP SP1 SP2 SP3
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Default Properties

Display name:Microsoft Streaming Service Proxy
Service name:MSKSSRV
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\system32\drivers\MSKSSRV.sys
Error control:normal
Group:Extended Base

Default Behavior

The Microsoft Streaming Service Proxy is a kernel driver. If the Microsoft Streaming Service Proxy 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 MSKSSRV service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for Microsoft Streaming Service Proxy

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreMicrosoftStreamingServiceProxyWindowsXP.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 MSKSSRV.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.