Contains Processor and other policies.
|Windows 10 edition||1507||1511||1607||1703|
|Display name:||Hardware Policy Driver|
The Hardware Policy Driver service is a kernel mode driver. If Hardware Policy Driver fails to load or initialize, Windows 10 start up proceeds. No warning is displayed, but the error is recorded into the Event Log.
1. Select your Windows 10 edition and release, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreHardwarePolicyDriverWindows10.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
hwpolicy.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.