IPT Service Defaults in Windows 10

IPT Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

The IPT service does not exist in:

Default Settings

Startup type: Manual
Display name:IPT
Service name:IPT
Service type:kernel
Error control:ignore
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\IPT

Default Behavior

IPT is a kernel device driver. In Windows 10 it is starting only if the user, an application or another service starts it. If IPT fails to load or initialize, Windows 10 start up proceeds without warnings. However the error details are being logged.

Restore Default Startup Configuration of IPT

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

2. Copy the command below, paste it into the command window and press ENTER:

sc config IPT start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The IPT service is using the ipt.sys file that is located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers directory. If the file is removed or corrupted, read this article to restore its original version from Windows 10 installation media.