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Microsoft HID Class Driver - Windows 8 Service

USB Miniport Driver for Input Devices by Microsoft Corporation.

This service also exists in Windows 10, 7, Vista and XP.

Startup Type

Windows 8 edition Windows 8 Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Update 1
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Default Properties

Display name:Microsoft HID Class Driver
Service name:HidUsb
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\System32\drivers\hidusb.sys
Error control:ignore
Group:extended base

Default Behavior

The Microsoft HID Class Driver service is a kernel mode driver. If Microsoft HID Class Driver 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 Microsoft HID Class Driver

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreMicrosoftHIDClassDriverWindows8.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 hidusb.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.