Collects information about files in memory to be consumed by other system services.
|Windows 7 edition||without SP||SP1|
|Display name:||File Information FS MiniFilter|
The File Information FS MiniFilter service is a file system driver. If the File Information FS MiniFilter fails to load or initialize, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows 7 startup should proceed, but a message box is displayed informing you that the FileInfo service has failed to start.
File Information FS MiniFilter will not start, if the FltMgr service is stopped or disabled.
If the File Information FS MiniFilter is stopped, the Superfetch fails to start and initialize.
1. Select your Windows 7 edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreFileInformationFSMiniFilterWindows7.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
fileinfo.sys file exists in the
%WinDir%\system32\drivers folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 7 installation media.