Windows 7 Services

I8042 Keyboard and PS/2 Mouse Port Driver - Windows 7 Service

i8042 Port Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

This service also exists in Windows 10, 11, 8, Vista and XP.

Startup Type

Windows 7 edition without SP SP1
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Default Properties

Display name:I8042 Keyboard and PS/2 Mouse Port Driver
Service name:i8042prt
Error control:normal
Group:Keyboard Port

Default Behavior

is a kernel driver. If the I8042 Keyboard and PS/2 Mouse Port 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 i8042prt service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type of I8042 Keyboard and PS/2 Mouse Port Driver

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreI8042KeyboardandPS2MousePortDriverWindows7.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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