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VMBusHID - Windows 8 Service

Microsoft VMBus HID Miniport by Microsoft Corporation.

This service also exists in Windows 10 and 7.

Startup Type

Windows 8 edition Windows 8 Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Update 1
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Default Properties

Display name:VMBusHID
Service name:VMBusHID
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\System32\drivers\VMBusHID.sys
Error control:ignore
Group:Extended Base

Default Behavior

The VMBusHID service is a kernel mode driver. If VMBusHID fails to load or initialize, Windows 8 start up proceeds. No warning is displayed, but the error is recorded into the Event Log.

Restore Default Startup Type for VMBusHID

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreVMBusHIDWindows8.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 VMBusHID.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.