Windows 8 Services

ExFAT File System Driver - Windows 8 Service

exFAT File System Driver.

This service also exists in Windows 10, 11, 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:ExFAT File System Driver
Service name:exfat
Error control:normal
Group:Boot File System

Default Behavior

is a file system driver. If ExFAT File System Driver fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the exfat service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type of ExFAT File System Driver

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreExFATFileSystemDriverWindows8.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.

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