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Microsoft Hyper-V Guest Infrastructure Driver - Windows 10 Service

Virtual Machine Guest Infrastructure Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

This service exists in Windows 10 only.

Startup Type

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Default Properties

Display name:Microsoft Hyper-V Guest Infrastructure Driver
Service name:vmgid
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\System32\drivers\vmgid.sys
Error control:normal

Default Behavior

The Microsoft Hyper-V Guest Infrastructure Driver service is a kernel mode driver. If Microsoft Hyper-V Guest Infrastructure Driver fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the vmgid service has failed to start.

Dependencies

If Microsoft Hyper-V Guest Infrastructure Driver is stopped, the Hyper-V Time Synchronization Service fails to start and initialize.

Restore Default Startup Type for Microsoft Hyper-V Guest Infrastructure Driver

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreMicrosoftHyperVGuestInfrastructureDriverWindows10.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 vmgid.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.