Windows Vista Services

Srvnet - Windows Vista Service

Server Network driver by Microsoft Corporation.

This service also exists in Windows 10, 7 and 8.

Startup Type

Windows Vista edition without SP SP1 SP2
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Default Properties

Display name:Srvnet
Service name:srvnet
Error control:normal

Default Behavior

The Srvnet service is a file system driver. If Srvnet fails to start, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows Vista startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the srvnet service has failed to start. At least one service depends on Srvnet. Therefore I do not recommend you to disable it.


If Srvnet is stopped, the Srv2 fails to start and initialize.

Restore Default Startup Type of Srvnet

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreSrvnetWindowsVista.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.

Note. Make sure that the srvnet.sys file exists in the %WinDir%\System32\DRIVERS folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows Vista installation media.

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