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BasicRender - Windows 8 Service

Microsoft Basic Render Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

This service also exists in Windows 10.

Startup Type

Windows 8 edition Windows 8 Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Update 1
Core System System System
Pro System System System
Enterprise System System System

Default Properties

Display name:BasicRender
Service name:BasicRender
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\System32\drivers\BasicRender.sys
Error control:ignore
Group:Video

Default Behavior

The BasicRender service is a kernel mode driver. If BasicRender fails to load or initialize, Windows 8 start up proceeds. No warning is displayed, but the error is recorded into the Event Log.

Restore Default Startup Type for BasicRender

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 8 release and edition, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreBasicRenderWindows8.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.

Note. Make sure that the BasicRender.sys file exists in the %WinDir%\System32\drivers folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 8 installation media.