Routing and Remote Access (RemoteAccess) Service Defaults in Windows 10

Offers routing services to businesses in local area and wide area network environments.

Default Settings

Startup type:Disabled
Display name:Routing and Remote Access
Service name:RemoteAccess
Service type:share
Error control:normal
Object:localSystem
Path:%SystemRoot%\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
File:%SystemRoot%\System32\mprdim.dll
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\RemoteAccess
Privileges:
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeLoadDriverPrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege
  • SeAuditPrivilege
  • SeTcbPrivilege

Default Behavior

Routing and Remote Access is a Win32 service. In Windows 10 it is disabled. When the Routing and Remote Access service is started, it is running as localSystem in a shared process of svchost.exe along with other services. If Routing and Remote Access fails to start, the failure details are being recorded into Event Log. Then Windows 10 will start up and notify the user that the RemoteAccess service has failed to start due to the error.

Dependencies

Routing and Remote Access cannot be started under any conditions, if the following services are disabled, deleted or working improperly:

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Routing and Remote Access

1. Select your Windows 10 edition and release, and then click Download.

2. Save the Win10_RemoteAccess_Service_Startup.cmd file to a local storage device.

3. Run the saved file as an administrator.

4. Restart the computer.

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