Remote Desktop Generic USB Device (TsUsbGD) Service Defaults in Windows 8

Remote Desktop Generic USB Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type:Manual
Display name:Remote Desktop Generic USB Device
Service name:TsUsbGD
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Group:Extended Base
Path:%SystemRoot%\System32\drivers\TsUsbGD.sys
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\TsUsbGD

Default Behavior

The Remote Desktop Generic USB Device service is a kernel device driver. In Windows 8 it will not be started until the user starts it. If Remote Desktop Generic USB Device 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 TsUsbGD service hasn't been started.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Remote Desktop Generic USB Device

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

2. Save the Win8_TsUsbGD_Service_Startup.cmd file to a local storage device.

3. Run the saved file as an administrator.

4. Restart the computer.

The TsUsbGD service is using the TsUsbGD.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.