Windows 10 Services

USB Chipidea Controller - Windows 10 Service

UFX Chipidea Client Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

This service exists in Windows 10 only.

Startup Type

Windows 10 edition 1507 1511 1607 1703
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Default Properties

Display name:USB Chipidea Controller
Service name:UfxChipidea
Error control:normal

Default Behavior

The USB Chipidea Controller service is a kernel mode driver. If USB Chipidea Controller fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the UfxChipidea service has failed to start.


USB Chipidea Controller is unable to start, if the USB Function Class Extension service is stopped or disabled.

Restore Default Startup Type for USB Chipidea Controller

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreUSBChipideaControllerWindows10.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 UfxChipidea.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.