Windows 8 Services

Intel(R) Power Engine Plug-in Driver - Windows 8 Service

Intel Power Engine Plugin 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 not exists Boot Boot
Pro not exists Boot Boot
Enterprise not exists Boot Boot

Default Properties

Display name:Intel(R) Power Engine Plug-in Driver
Service name:intelpep
Error control:normal

Default Behavior

The Intel(R) Power Engine Plug-in Driver service is a kernel mode driver. If Intel(R) Power Engine Plug-in Driver fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the intelpep service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for Intel(R) Power Engine Plug-in Driver

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreIntelRPowerEnginePluginDriverWindows8.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 intelpep.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.