Windows 8 Services

Adpahci - Windows 8 Service

Adaptec Windows SATA Storport Driver by Adaptec, Inc..

This service also exists in Windows 7 and Vista.

Startup Type

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

Display name:Adpahci
Service name:adpahci
Error control:normal
Group:SCSI Miniport

Default Behavior

The Adpahci service is a kernel mode driver. If Adpahci fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the adpahci service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type of Adpahci

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreAdpahciWindows8.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 adpahci.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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