Windows 10 Services

Software Bus Driver - Windows 10 Service

Plug and Play Software Device Enumerator 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:Software Bus Driver
Service name:swenum
Error control:normal
Group:Extended Base

Default Behavior

The Software Bus Driver service is a kernel mode driver. If Software Bus Driver fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the swenum service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for Software Bus Driver

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreSoftwareBusDriverWindows10.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 swenum.sys file exists in the %WinDir%\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\swenum.inf_x86_b61b7c3c8222e212 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 10 installation media.