Contains Processor and other policies.
|Windows 8 edition||Windows 8||Windows 8.1||Windows 8.1 Update 1|
|Display name:||Hardware Policy Driver|
The Hardware Policy Driver service is a kernel mode driver. If Hardware Policy Driver fails to load or initialize, Windows 8 start up proceeds. No warning is displayed, but the error is recorded into the Event Log.
1. Select your Windows 8 release and edition, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreHardwarePolicyDriverWindows8.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
hwpolicy.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.