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Serial - Windows XP Service

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

Startup Type

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

Default Properties

Display name:Serial
Service name:Serial
Type:kernel
Error control:ignore
Group:Extended base

Default Behavior

The Serial service is a kernel driver. If the Serial 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 Serial

Automated Restore

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

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

3. Run the downloaded batch file.

4. Restart the computer to save changes.