Windows XP Services

Secdrv - Windows XP Service

SafeDisc driver.

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

Startup Type

Windows XP edition without SP SP1 SP2 SP3
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Default Properties

Display name:Secdrv
Service name:Secdrv
Error control:normal

Default Behavior

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

Restore Default Startup Type for Secdrv

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreSecdrvWindowsXP.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 secdrv.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.