Windows 10 Services

Microsoft System Management BIOS Driver - Windows 10 Service

System Management BIOS Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

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

Startup Type

Windows 10 edition 1507 1511 1607 1703
Home System System System System
Pro System System System System
Education System System System System
Enterprise System System System System

Default Properties

Display name:Microsoft System Management BIOS Driver
Service name:mssmbios
Error control:normal

Default Behavior

The Microsoft System Management BIOS Driver service is a kernel mode driver. If Microsoft System Management BIOS Driver fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the mssmbios service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for Microsoft System Management BIOS Driver

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreMicrosoftSystemManagementBIOSDriverWindows10.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 mssmbios.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.