Windows XP Services

IPX Traffic Forwarder Driver - Windows XP Service

IPX Traffic Forwarder Driver.

This service also exists in Windows Vista.

Startup Type

Windows XP edition without SP SP1 SP2 SP3
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Default Properties

Display name:IPX Traffic Forwarder Driver
Service name:NwlnkFwd
Error control:normal

Default Behavior

is a kernel driver. If the IPX Traffic Forwarder 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 NwlnkFwd service has failed to start.


If the IPX Traffic Forwarder Driver is stopped, the IPX Traffic Filter Driver fails to start and initialize.

Restore Default Startup Type of IPX Traffic Forwarder Driver

Automated Restore

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

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

3. Run the downloaded batch file.

4. Restart the computer to save changes.

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