Windows 8 Services

Msfs - Windows 8 Service

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
Core System System System
Pro System System System
Enterprise System System System

Default Properties

Display name:Msfs
Service name:Msfs
Error control:normal
Group:File system

Default Behavior

The Msfs service is a file system driver. If Msfs fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the Msfs service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for Msfs

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreMsfsWindows8.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.