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Storage Service - Windows 8 Service

Enforces group policy for storage devices.

This service also exists in Windows 10, 11 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:Storage Service
Service name:StorSvc
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
File:%WinDir%\system32\storsvc.dll
Error control:normal
Object:LocalSystem
Privileges:
  • SeLoadDriverPrivilege

Default Behavior

runsin a shared process. Other services might run in the same process. If Storage Service fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the StorSvc service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type of Storage Service

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreStorageServiceWindows8.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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