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Microsoft USB Universal Host Controller Miniport Driver - Windows 8 Service

UHCI USB Miniport Driver 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 USB Universal Host Controller Miniport Driver
Service name:usbuhci
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\System32\drivers\usbuhci.sys
Error control:normal
Group:Base

Default Behavior

The Microsoft USB Universal Host Controller Miniport Driver service is a kernel mode driver. If Microsoft USB Universal Host Controller Miniport Driver fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the usbuhci service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for Microsoft USB Universal Host Controller Miniport Driver

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreMicrosoftUSBUniversalHostControllerMiniportDriverWindows8.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 usbuhci.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.