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Security Driver - Windows 7 Service

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

Startup Type

Windows 7 edition without SP SP1
Starter Automatic Automatic
Home Basic Automatic Automatic
Home Premium Automatic Automatic
Professional Automatic Automatic
Ultimate Automatic Automatic
Enterprise Automatic Automatic

Default Properties

Display name:Security Driver
Service name:secdrv
Type:kernel
Error control:normal

Default Behavior

The Security Driver service is a kernel driver. If the Security Driver 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 secdrv service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for Security Driver

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreSecurityDriverWindows7.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.