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Software Bus Driver - Windows Vista Service

Plug and Play Software Device Enumerator 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:Software Bus Driver
Service name:swenum
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\system32\DRIVERS\swenum.sys
Error control:normal

Default Behavior

Software Bus Driver is a kernel mode driver. If Software Bus 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 swenum service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for Software Bus Driver

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreSoftwareBusDriverWindowsVista.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 swenum.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.