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Vsmraid - Windows 8 Service

VIA RAID DRIVER FOR X86-32 by VIA Technologies Inc.,Ltd.

This service also exists in Windows 10, 7 and Vista.

Startup Type

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

Display name:Vsmraid
Service name:vsmraid
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\System32\drivers\vsmraid.sys
Error control:normal
Group:SCSI Miniport

Default Behavior

The Vsmraid service is a kernel mode driver. If Vsmraid fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the vsmraid service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for Vsmraid

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreVsmraidWindows8.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 vsmraid.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.