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Viaide - Windows 8 Service

VIA Generic PCI IDE Bus Driver by VIA Technologies, Inc.

This service also exists in Windows 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:Viaide
Service name:viaide
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\System32\drivers\viaide.sys
Error control:critical
Group:System Bus Extender

Default Behavior

The Viaide service is a kernel mode driver. If Viaide fails to load or initialize, the error is logged and the computer attempts to restart, using the Last Known Good configuration. If the Last Known Good configuration fails, Windows 8 startup also fails, and the boot process halts with a Stop error. If you disable this service, Windows 8 will fail to start. Do NOT change this service startup configuration if your computer is working.

Restore Default Startup Type for Viaide

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreViaideWindows8.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 viaide.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.