Windows 10 Services

XINPUT HID Filter Driver - Windows 10 Service

XINPUT filter driver for HID by Microsoft Corporation.

This service exists in Windows 10 only.

Startup Type

Windows 10 version Home Pro Education Enterprise
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Default Properties

Display name:XINPUT HID Filter Driver
Service name:xinputhid
Error control:normal

Default Behavior

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

Restore Default Startup Type for XINPUT HID Filter Driver

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreXINPUTHIDFilterDriverWindows10.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 xinputhid.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.