Remote Desktop Services UserMode Port Redirector (UmRdpService) Defaults in Windows 8

Allows the redirection of Printers/Drives/Ports for RDP connections.

Default Settings

Startup type:Manual
Display name:Remote Desktop Services UserMode Port Redirector
Service name:UmRdpService
Service type:share
Error control:normal
Object:localSystem
Path:%SystemRoot%\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
File:%SystemRoot%\System32\umrdp.dll
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\UmRdpService
Privileges:
  • SeAuditPrivilege
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeCreateGlobalPrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege
  • SeIncreaseQuotaPrivilege
  • SeCreatePermanentPrivilege
  • SeLoadDriverPrivilege
  • SeDebugPrivilege

Default Behavior

Remote Desktop Services UserMode Port Redirector is a Win32 service. In Windows 8 it will not be started until the user starts it. When the Remote Desktop Services UserMode Port Redirector is started, it runs as localSystem in a process of svchost.exe, sharing it with other services. If Remote Desktop Services UserMode Port Redirector 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 UmRdpService service hasn't been started.

Dependencies

Remote Desktop Services UserMode Port Redirector can't start, if any service from the list below is disabled or not available:

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Remote Desktop Services UserMode Port Redirector

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

2. Save the Win8_UmRdpService_Service_Startup.cmd file to a local storage device.

3. Run the saved file as an administrator.

4. Restart the computer.

The UmRdpService service is using the umrdp.dll file that is located in the %WinDir%\System32 folder. If the file is corrupted or deleted, you can put it back in there.