Windows XP Services

Digital CD Audio Playback Filter Driver - Windows XP Service

Redbook Audio Filter Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

This service exists in Windows XP only.

Startup Type

Windows XP edition without SP SP1 SP2 SP3
Home System System System System
Professional System System System System

Default Properties

Display name:Digital CD Audio Playback Filter Driver
Service name:redbook
Error control:normal
Group:Pnp Filter

Default Behavior

The Digital CD Audio Playback Filter Driver service is a kernel driver. If the Digital CD Audio Playback Filter 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 redbook service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for Digital CD Audio Playback Filter Driver

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreDigitalCDAudioPlaybackFilterDriverWindowsXP.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 redbook.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.

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