Windows 7 Services

SMB MiniRedirector Wrapper and Engine - Windows 7 Service

Implements the framework for the SMB filesystem redirector.

This service also exists in Windows 10, 11, 8, Vista and XP.

Startup Type

Windows 7 edition without SP SP1
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Default Properties

Display name:SMB MiniRedirector Wrapper and Engine
Service name:mrxsmb
Error control:normal

Default Behavior

is a file system driver. If the SMB MiniRedirector Wrapper and Engine fails to load or initialize, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows 7 startup should proceed, but a message box is displayed informing you that the mrxsmb service has failed to start.


SMB MiniRedirector Wrapper and Engine will not start, if the Redirected Buffering Sub Sysytem service is stopped or disabled.

If the SMB MiniRedirector Wrapper and Engine is stopped, the following services will not start and initialize:

Restore Default Startup Type of SMB MiniRedirector Wrapper and Engine

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 7 edition, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreSMBMiniRedirectorWrapperandEngineWindows7.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.

3. Right-click the downloaded batch file and select Run as administrator.

4. Restart the computer to save changes.

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