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Parvdm - Windows 10 Service

VDM Parallel 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 Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic
Pro Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic
Education Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic
Enterprise Automatic Automatic Automatic Automatic

Default Properties

Display name:Parvdm
Service name:Parvdm
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\System32\drivers\parvdm.sys
Error control:ignore
Group:Extended Base

Default Behavior

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

Dependencies

Parvdm is unable to start, if the Parallel port driver service is stopped or disabled.

Restore Default Startup Type for Parvdm

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreParvdmWindows10.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 parvdm.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.