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Telephony - Windows XP Service

Provides Telephony API (TAPI) support for programs that control telephony devices and IP based voice connections on the local computer and, through the LAN, on servers that are also running the service.

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:Telephony
Service name:TapiSrv
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
File:%WinDir%\System32\tapisrv.dll
Error control:normal
Object:LocalSystem

Default Behavior

The Telephony service runs as LocalSystem in a shared process. It shares an executable file with other services. If the Telephony 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 TapiSrv service has failed to start.

Dependencies

Telephony will not start, if the following services are stopped or disabled:

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

Restore Default Startup Type for Telephony

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreTelephonyWindowsXP.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 tapisrv.dll file exists in the %WinDir%\System32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows XP installation media.