Remote Desktop Video Miniport Driver (RdpVideoMiniport) Service Defaults in Windows 10

Microsoft RDP Video Miniport driver by Microsoft Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type:Manual
Display name:Remote Desktop Video Miniport Driver
Service name:RdpVideoMiniport
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Path:%SystemRoot%\System32\drivers\rdpvideominiport.sys
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\RdpVideoMiniport

Default Behavior

Remote Desktop Video Miniport 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 Video Miniport 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 RdpVideoMiniport service has failed to start due to the error.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Remote Desktop Video Miniport Driver

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

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

sc config RdpVideoMiniport start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The RdpVideoMiniport service is using the rdpvideominiport.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.