TsUsbFlt Service Defaults in Windows 8

Remote Desktop USB Hub Filter Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

The TsUsbFlt service exists only in:

Default Settings

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

Default Behavior

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

Restore Default Startup Configuration of TsUsbFlt

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

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

sc config TsUsbFlt start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The TsUsbFlt service is using the tsusbflt.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.