Remote Access PPPOE Driver (RasPppoe) Service Defaults in Windows 7

Remote Access PPPOE Driver.

Default Settings

Startup type:Manual
Display name:Remote Access PPPOE Driver
Service name:RasPppoe
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Path:%SystemRoot%\system32\DRIVERS\raspppoe.sys
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\RasPppoe

Default Behavior

Remote Access PPPOE Driver is a kernel device driver. In Windows 7 it won't be started if the user doesn't start it. If Remote Access PPPOE Driver fails to start, Windows 7 attempts to write the failure details into Event Log. Then Windows 7 startup should proceed and the user should be notified that the RasPppoe service is not running because of the error.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Remote Access PPPOE 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 RasPppoe start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The RasPppoe service is using the raspppoe.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 7 installation media.