Windows Vista Services

FAT12/16/32 File System Driver - Windows Vista Service

Note - dependance on CDROM.SYS only if required to read/write DVD-RAM media (which appears as CD class device). (Core) (All pieces).

This service also exists in Windows 10, 7, 8 and XP.

Startup Type

Windows Vista edition without SP SP1 SP2
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Default Properties

Display name:FAT12/16/32 File System Driver
Service name:fastfat
Error control:normal
Group:Boot File System

Default Behavior

The FAT12/16/32 File System Driver service is a file system driver. If FAT12/16/32 File System Driver fails to start, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows Vista startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the fastfat service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type of FAT12/16/32 File System Driver

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows Vista edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreFAT121632FileSystemDriverWindowsVista.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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