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Microsoft System Management BIOS Driver - Windows Vista Service

System Management BIOS Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

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

Startup Type

Windows Vista edition without SP SP1 SP2
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Default Properties

Display name:Microsoft System Management BIOS Driver
Service name:mssmbios
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\system32\DRIVERS\mssmbios.sys
Error control:normal

Default Behavior

Microsoft System Management BIOS Driver is a kernel mode driver. If Microsoft System Management BIOS 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 mssmbios service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for Microsoft System Management BIOS Driver

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreMicrosoftSystemManagementBIOSDriverWindowsVista.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 mssmbios.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.