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Microsoft HID Class Driver - Windows XP Service

USB Miniport Driver for Input Devices by Microsoft Corporation.

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

Startup Type

Windows XP edition without SP SP1 SP2 SP3
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Default Properties

Display name:Microsoft HID Class Driver
Service name:hidusb
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\system32\DRIVERS\hidusb.sys
Error control:ignore
Group:extended base

Default Behavior

The Microsoft HID Class Driver service is a kernel driver. If the Microsoft HID Class Driver 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 Microsoft HID Class Driver

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreMicrosoftHIDClassDriverWindowsXP.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 hidusb.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.