Windows 7 Services

Redirected Buffering Sub Sysytem - Windows 7 Service

Provides the framework for network mini-redirectors.

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

Startup Type

Windows 7 edition without SP SP1
Starter System System
Home Basic System System
Home Premium System System
Professional System System
Ultimate System System
Enterprise System System

Default Properties

Display name:Redirected Buffering Sub Sysytem
Service name:rdbss
Error control:normal

Default Behavior

is a file system driver. If the Redirected Buffering Sub Sysytem 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 rdbss service has failed to start.


Redirected Buffering Sub Sysytem will not start, if the Mup service is stopped or disabled.

If the Redirected Buffering Sub Sysytem is stopped, the following services will not start and initialize:

Restore Default Startup Type of Redirected Buffering Sub Sysytem

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreRedirectedBufferingSubSysytemWindows7.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.

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.