Windows 7 Services

FAT12/16/32 File System Driver - Windows 7 Service

Note - dependance on CDROM.SYS only if required to read/write DVD-RAM media (which appears as CD class device). (Core) (All pieces).

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

Startup Type

Windows 7 edition without SP SP1
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Default Properties

Display name:FAT12/16/32 File System Driver
Service name:fastfat
Error control:normal
Group:Boot File System

Default Behavior

The FAT12/16/32 File System Driver service is a file system driver. If the FAT12/16/32 File System Driver fails to load or initialize, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows 7 startup should proceed, but a message box is displayed informing you that the fastfat service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type of FAT12/16/32 File System Driver

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 7 edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreFAT121632FileSystemDriverWindows7.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.

3. Right-click the downloaded batch file and select Run as administrator.

4. Restart the computer to save changes.

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