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Virtual HID Framework (VHF) Driver - Windows 10 Service

Kernel mode driver that implements the Virtual HID Framework (VHF).

This service exists in Windows 10 only.

Startup Type

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Default Properties

Display name:Virtual HID Framework (VHF) Driver
Service name:vhf
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\System32\drivers\vhf.sys
Error control:ignore
Group:Base

Default Behavior

The Virtual HID Framework (VHF) Driver service is a kernel mode driver. If Virtual HID Framework (VHF) Driver fails to load or initialize, Windows 10 start up proceeds. No warning is displayed, but the error is recorded into the Event Log.

Restore Default Startup Type for Virtual HID Framework (VHF) Driver

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreVirtualHIDFrameworkVHFDriverWindows10.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 vhf.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.