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Disk Driver - Windows Vista Service

PnP Disk Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

This service also exists in Windows 10, 7, 8 and XP.

Startup Type

Windows Vista edition without SP SP1 SP2
Starter Boot Boot Boot
Home Basic Boot Boot Boot
Home Premium Boot Boot Boot
Business Boot Boot Boot
Ultimate Boot Boot Boot

Default Properties

Display name:Disk Driver
Service name:disk
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\system32\drivers\disk.sys
Error control:normal

Default Behavior

Disk Driver is a kernel mode driver. If Disk Driver fails to start, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows Vista startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the disk service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for Disk Driver

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows Vista edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreDiskDriverWindowsVista.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 to save changes.

Note. Make sure that the disk.sys file exists in the %WinDir%\system32\drivers folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows Vista installation media.