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Microsoft Hardware Notifications Class Extension Driver - Windows 10 Service

Hardware Notification Class Extension Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

This service exists in Windows 10 only.

Startup Type

Windows 10 version Home Pro Education Enterprise
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Default Properties

Display name:Microsoft Hardware Notifications Class Extension Driver
Service name:HwNClx0101
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\System32\Drivers\mshwnclx.sys
Error control:normal
Group:System

Default Behavior

The Microsoft Hardware Notifications Class Extension Driver service is a kernel mode driver. If Microsoft Hardware Notifications Class Extension Driver fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the HwNClx0101 service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for Microsoft Hardware Notifications Class Extension Driver

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreMicrosoftHardwareNotificationsClassExtensionDriverWindows10.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 mshwnclx.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.