Remote Desktop Device Redirector Driver (RDPDR) Service Defaults in Windows 10

Remote Desktop Device Redirector Driver.

Default Settings

Startup type:Manual
Display name:Remote Desktop Device Redirector Driver
Service name:RDPDR
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Path:%SystemRoot%\System32\drivers\rdpdr.sys
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\RDPDR

Default Behavior

Remote Desktop Device Redirector Driver is a kernel device driver. In Windows 10 it is starting only if the user, an application or another service starts it. If Remote Desktop Device Redirector Driver fails to start, the failure details are being recorded into Event Log. Then Windows 10 will start up and notify the user that the RDPDR service has failed to start due to the error.

Dependencies

Remote Desktop Device Redirector Driver cannot be started under any conditions, if the Redirected Buffering Sub System service is disabled.

While Remote Desktop Device Redirector Driver is stopped, disabled or working incorrectly, the Remote Desktop Services UserMode Port Redirector cannot be launched.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Remote Desktop Device Redirector Driver

Before you begin doing this, make sure that all the services on which Remote Desktop Device Redirector Driver depends are configured by default and function properly. See the list of dependencies above.

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

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

sc config RDPDR start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The RDPDR service is using the rdpdr.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.