Remote Access PPPOE Driver (RasPppoe) Service Defaults in Windows 8

Remote Access PPPOE Driver.

Default Settings

Startup type: Manual
Display name:Remote Access PPPOE Driver
Service name:RasPppoe
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\RasPppoe

Default Behavior

The Remote Access PPPOE Driver service is a kernel device driver. In Windows 8 it will not be started until the user starts it. If Remote Access PPPOE Driver 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 RasPppoe service hasn't been started.

Restore Default Startup Configuration of Remote Access PPPOE 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 RasPppoe start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The RasPppoe service is using the raspppoe.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 8 installation media.