Windows 8 Services

1394 OHCI Compliant Host Controller - Windows 8 Service

1394 OpenHCI Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

This service also exists in Windows 10 and 7.

Startup Type

Windows 8 edition Windows 8 Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Update 1
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Default Properties

Display name:1394 OHCI Compliant Host Controller
Service name:1394ohci
Error control:normal

Default Behavior

The 1394 OHCI Compliant Host Controller service is a kernel mode driver. If 1394 OHCI Compliant Host Controller fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the 1394ohci service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type of 1394 OHCI Compliant Host Controller

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 8 release and edition, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the Restore1394OHCICompliantHostControllerWindows8.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.

Note. Make sure that the 1394ohci.sys file exists in the %WinDir%\System32\drivers folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 8 installation media.

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