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Virtual WiFi Bus Driver - Windows 8 Service

Implements bus functionality for Virtual WiFi.

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:Virtual WiFi Bus Driver
Service name:vwifibus
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\System32\drivers\vwifibus.sys
Error control:ignore

Default Behavior

The Virtual WiFi Bus Driver service is a kernel mode driver. If Virtual WiFi Bus Driver 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 Virtual WiFi Bus Driver

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreVirtualWiFiBusDriverWindows8.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 vwifibus.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.