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Pcmcia - Windows 7 Service

PCMCIA Bus Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

This service also exists in Windows 10, 8, Vista and XP.

Startup Type

Windows 7 edition without SP SP1
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Default Properties

Display name:Pcmcia
Service name:pcmcia
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\system32\DRIVERS\pcmcia.sys
Error control:normal
Group:System Bus Extender

Default Behavior

The Pcmcia service is a kernel driver. If the Pcmcia 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 pcmcia service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for Pcmcia

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 7 edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestorePcmciaWindows7.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 pcmcia.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.