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Disk Driver - Windows XP Service

PnP Disk Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

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

Startup Type

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

Default Properties

Display name:Disk Driver
Service name:Disk
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\system32\DRIVERS\disk.sys
Error control:normal
Group:SCSI Class

Default Behavior

The Disk Driver service is a kernel driver. If the Disk Driver fails to load or initialize, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows XP startup should proceed, but a message box is displayed informing you that the Disk service has failed to start.

Dependencies

Disk Driver will not start, if the following services are stopped or disabled:

Restore Default Startup Type for Disk Driver

Automated Restore

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

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

3. Run the downloaded batch file.

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 XP installation media.