TDPIPE Service Defaults in Windows XP

Default Settings

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

Default Behavior

TDPIPE is a kernel device driver. In Windows XP it won't start until the current user starts it. If the TDPIPE fails to load or initialize, Windows XP start up proceeds without error messages, but information about the failure is being written into Event Log.

Restore Default Startup Configuration of TDPIPE

1. Run the Command Prompt.

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

sc config TDPIPE start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.