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Parallel port driver - Windows 10 Service

Parallel Port Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

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

Startup Type

Windows 10 version Home Pro Education Enterprise
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Default Properties

Display name:Parallel port driver
Service name:Parport
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\System32\drivers\parport.sys
Error control:ignore
Group:Parallel arbitrator

Default Behavior

The Parallel port driver service is a kernel mode driver. If Parallel port driver fails to load or initialize, Windows 10 start up proceeds. No warning is displayed, but the error is recorded into the Event Log.

Dependencies

If Parallel port driver is stopped, the Parvdm service fails to start and initialize.

Restore Default Startup Type for Parallel port driver

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreParallelportdriverWindows10.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 parport.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.