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Virtual Machine Bus - Windows 7 Service

Virtual Machine Bus by Microsoft Corporation.

This service also exists in Windows 10 and 8.

Startup Type

Windows 7 edition without SP SP1
Starter not exists not exists
Home Basic not exists not exists
Home Premium not exists not exists
Professional Manual Boot
Ultimate Manual Boot
Enterprise Manual Boot

Default Properties

Display name:Virtual Machine Bus
Service name:vmbus
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\system32\DRIVERS\vmbus.sys
Error control:normal
Group:Extended Base

Default Behavior

The Virtual Machine Bus service is a kernel driver. If the Virtual Machine Bus 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 vmbus service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for Virtual Machine Bus

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreVirtualMachineBusWindows7.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 vmbus.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.