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Volume Manager Driver - Windows XP Service

FT Disk Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

This service exists in Windows XP only.

Startup Type

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

Default Properties

Display name:Volume Manager Driver
Service name:Ftdisk
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\system32\DRIVERS\ftdisk.sys
Error control:normal
Group:System Bus Extender

Default Behavior

The Volume Manager Driver service is a kernel driver. If the Volume Manager 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 Ftdisk service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for Volume Manager Driver

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreVolumeManagerDriverWindowsXP.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 ftdisk.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.