Microsoft Streaming Tee/Sink-to-Sink Converter (MSTEE) Service Defaults in Windows 10

WDM Tee/Communication Transform Filter by Microsoft Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type:Manual
Display name:Microsoft Streaming Tee/Sink-to-Sink Converter
Service name:MSTEE
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Group:Extended Base
Path:%SystemRoot%\System32\drivers\MSTEE.sys
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\MSTEE

Default Behavior

Microsoft Streaming Tee/Sink-to-Sink Converter is a kernel device driver. In Windows 10 it is starting only if the user, an application or another service starts it. If Microsoft Streaming Tee/Sink-to-Sink Converter fails to start, the failure details are being recorded into Event Log. Then Windows 10 will start up and notify the user that the MSTEE service has failed to start due to the error.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Microsoft Streaming Tee/Sink-to-Sink Converter

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

2. Copy the command below, paste it into the command window and press ENTER:

sc config MSTEE start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The MSTEE service is using the MSTEE.sys file that is located in the %WinDir%\System32\drivers folder. If the file is changed, damaged or deleted, you can restore its original version from Windows 10 installation media.