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System Restore Filter Driver - Windows XP Service

System Restore Filesystem Filter Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

This service exists in Windows XP only.

Startup Type

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

Default Properties

Display name:System Restore Filter Driver
Service name:sr
Type:filesys
Path:%WinDir%\system32\DRIVERS\sr.sys
Error control:normal
Group:FSFilter System Recovery

Default Behavior

The System Restore Filter Driver service is a file system driver. If the System Restore 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 sr service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for System Restore Filter Driver

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreSystemRestoreFilterDriverWindowsXP.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 sr.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.