WPD Upper Class Filter Driver (WpdUpFltr) Service Defaults in Windows 10

WPD Upper Class Filter Driver.

Default Settings

Startup type: Manual
Display name:WPD Upper Class Filter Driver
Service name:WpdUpFltr
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Group:PnP Filter
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\WpdUpFltr

Default Behavior

WPD Upper Class Filter Driver is a kernel device driver. In Windows 10 it is starting only if the user, an application or another service starts it. If WPD Upper Class Filter Driver fails to start, the failure details are being recorded into Event Log. Then Windows 10 will start up and notify the user that the WpdUpFltr service has failed to start due to the error.

Restore Default Startup Configuration of WPD Upper Class Filter Driver

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

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

sc config WpdUpFltr start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The WpdUpFltr service is using the WpdUpFltr.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.