Windows XP Services

WAN Miniport (PPTP) - Windows XP Service

WAN Miniport (PPTP).

This service also exists in Windows 10, 11, 7, 8 and Vista.

Startup Type

Windows XP edition without SP SP1 SP2 SP3
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Default Properties

Display name:WAN Miniport (PPTP)
Service name:PptpMiniport
Error control:normal

Default Behavior

is a kernel driver. If the WAN Miniport (PPTP) 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 PptpMiniport service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type of WAN Miniport (PPTP)

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreWANMiniportPPTPWindowsXP.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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