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Microsoft Hardware Error Device Driver - Windows 10 Service

Error Device Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

This service also exists in Windows 7, 8 and Vista.

Startup Type

Windows 10 version Home Pro Education Enterprise
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Default Properties

Display name:Microsoft Hardware Error Device Driver
Service name:ErrDev
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\System32\drivers\errdev.sys
Error control:normal
Group:Extended Base

Default Behavior

The Microsoft Hardware Error Device Driver service is a kernel mode driver. If Microsoft Hardware Error Device Driver fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the ErrDev service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for Microsoft Hardware Error Device Driver

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 10 edition and release, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreMicrosoftHardwareErrorDeviceDriverWindows10.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.

3. Right-click the downloaded batch file and select Run as administrator.

4. Restart the computer to save changes.

Note. Make sure that the errdev.sys file exists in the %WinDir%\System32\drivers folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 10 installation media.