Remote Desktop Services Security Filter Driver (tssecsrv) Defaults in Windows 7

Remote Desktop Services Security Filter Driver.

Default Settings

Startup type:Manual
Display name:Remote Desktop Services Security Filter Driver
Service name:tssecsrv
Service type:kernel
Error control:ignore
Path:%SystemRoot%\System32\DRIVERS\tssecsrv.sys
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\tssecsrv

Default Behavior

Remote Desktop Services Security Filter Driver is a kernel device driver. In Windows 7 it won't be started if the user doesn't start it. If Remote Desktop Services Security Filter 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 Remote Desktop Services Security Filter 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 tssecsrv start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The tssecsrv service is using the tssecsrv.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.