WAN Miniport (SSTP) (RasSstp) Service Defaults in Windows 8

WAN Miniport (SSTP).

Default Settings

Startup type:Manual
Display name:WAN Miniport (SSTP)
Service name:RasSstp
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Path:%SystemRoot%\system32\DRIVERS\rassstp.sys
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\RasSstp

Default Behavior

The WAN Miniport (SSTP) service is a kernel device driver. In Windows 8 it will not be started until the user starts it. If WAN Miniport (SSTP) fails to start, the error details are added to Windows 8 error log. When the operating system startup is complete, the user is being notified that the RasSstp service hasn't been started.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for WAN Miniport (SSTP)

1. Select your Windows 8 edition, and then click Download.

2. Save the Win8_RasSstp_Service_Startup.cmd file to a local storage device.

3. Run the saved file as an administrator.

4. Restart the computer.

The RasSstp service is using the rassstp.sys file that is located in the %WinDir%\system32\DRIVERS folder. If the file is corrupted or deleted, you can put it back in there.