Mup Service Defaults in Windows XP

Default Settings

Startup type:Boot
Display name:Mup
Service name:Mup
Service type:filesys
Error control:normal
Group:Network
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Mup

Default Behavior

Mup is a file system driver. In Windows XP it is starting before Kernel initialization. If the Mup fails to start, the technical information about the error is added to the Event Log. Windows XP startup should proceed, but a message box should be displayed informing the user that the Mup service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Mup

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

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

3. Run the saved file.

4. Restart the computer.