Windows 10 Services

High-Capacity Floppy Disk Drive - Windows 10 Service

SCSI Floppy 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:High-Capacity Floppy Disk Drive
Service name:sfloppy
Error control:normal

Default Behavior

The High-Capacity Floppy Disk Drive service is a kernel mode driver. If High-Capacity Floppy Disk Drive fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the sfloppy service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for High-Capacity Floppy Disk Drive

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreHighCapacityFloppyDiskDriveWindows10.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 sfloppy.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.