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DriverStartType specifies whether the Kernel-Mode Driver Framework (KMDF) service is started at boot or on demand.




Specifies that the service starts immediately when the computer is started. This is the default value.


Specifies that the service can start on demand. This applies only if there are no boot-start KMDF drivers on the system. Otherwise, the system can be rendered unbootable.

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Applies To

For the list of the supported Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-WDF-Kernel Library.

XML Example

The following XML output shows how to set the service to start on demand.


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