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Processor Driver - Windows XP Service

Processor Device 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 System System System System
Professional System System System System

Default Properties

Display name:Processor Driver
Service name:Processor
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\System32\drivers\processr.sys
Error control:normal
Group:Extended Base

Default Behavior

The Processor Driver service is a kernel driver. If the Processor 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 Processor service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for Processor Driver

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreProcessorDriverWindowsXP.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 processr.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.