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Terminal Device Driver - Windows XP Service

Terminal Server Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

This service also exists in Windows 7 and Vista.

Startup Type

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

Default Properties

Display name:Terminal Device Driver
Service name:TermDD
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\system32\DRIVERS\termdd.sys
Error control:normal

Default Behavior

The Terminal Device Driver service is a kernel driver. If the Terminal Device 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 TermDD service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for Terminal Device Driver

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreTerminalDeviceDriverWindowsXP.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 termdd.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.