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Microsoft GPIO Class Extension Driver - Windows 8 Service

GPIO Class Extension 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
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Default Properties

Display name:Microsoft GPIO Class Extension Driver
Service name:GPIOClx0101
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\System32\Drivers\msgpioclx.sys
Error control:critical
Group:System Bus Extender

Default Behavior

The Microsoft GPIO Class Extension Driver service is a kernel mode driver. If Microsoft GPIO Class Extension Driver fails to load or initialize, the error is logged and the computer attempts to restart, using the Last Known Good configuration. If the Last Known Good configuration fails, Windows 8 startup also fails, and the boot process halts with a Stop error. If you disable this service, Windows 8 will fail to start. Do NOT change this service startup configuration if your computer is working.

Dependencies

Microsoft GPIO Class Extension Driver won't start, if the Microsoft ACPIEx Driver service is stopped or disabled.

Restore Default Startup Type for Microsoft GPIO Class Extension Driver

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreMicrosoftGPIOClassExtensionDriverWindows8.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 msgpioclx.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.