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Abiosdsk - Windows XP Service

This service exists in Windows XP only.

Startup Type

Since Abiosdsk is a kernel driver, its startup might be configured depending on installed hardware. Changing its startup configuration might cause unexpected hardware issues. In the table below you can see how it is configured on my system, but your default settings might differ from mine.

Windows XP edition without SP SP1 SP2 SP3
Home Disabled Disabled Disabled Disabled
Professional Disabled Disabled Disabled Disabled

Default Properties

Display name:Abiosdsk
Service name:Abiosdsk
Type:kernel
Error control:ignore
Group:Primary disk

Default Behavior

The Abiosdsk service is a kernel driver. If the Abiosdsk fails to load or initialize, Windows XP start up proceeds. No warning is displayed, but the error is recorded into the Event Log.

Restore Default Startup Type for Abiosdsk

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreAbiosdskWindowsXP.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.

3. Run the downloaded batch file.

4. Restart the computer to save changes.