RDP Winstation Driver (RDPWD) Service Defaults in Windows 7

Default Settings

Startup type:Manual
Display name:RDP Winstation Driver
Service name:RDPWD
Service type:kernel
Error control:ignore
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\RDPWD

Default Behavior

RDP Winstation Driver is a kernel device driver. In Windows 7 it won't be started if the user doesn't start it. If RDP Winstation Driver fails to load or initialize, Windows 7 startup continues without error messages. The failure details are being written into Event Log.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for RDP Winstation Driver

1. Select your Windows 7 edition and service pack, and then click Download.

2. Save the Win7_RDPWD_Service_Startup.cmd file to a local storage device.

3. Run the saved file as an administrator.

4. Restart the computer.