Windows Vista Services

ITEATAPI_Service_Install - Windows Vista Service

ITE IT8211 ATA/ATAPI SCSI miniport by Integrated Technology Express, Inc..

This service exists in Windows Vista only.

Startup Type

Since ITEATAPI_Service_Install is a kernel mode driver, its startup might be configured depending on installed hardware. Changing its startup configuration might cause hardware issues. In the table below you can see how it is configured on my system, but your default settings might differ from mine.

Windows Vista edition without SP SP1 SP2
Starter Disabled Disabled Disabled
Home Basic Disabled Disabled Disabled
Home Premium Disabled Disabled Disabled
Business Disabled Disabled Disabled
Ultimate Disabled Disabled Disabled

Default Properties

Display name:ITEATAPI_Service_Install
Service name:iteatapi
Error control:normal
Group:SCSI Miniport

Default Behavior

The ITEATAPI_Service_Install is a kernel mode driver. If ITEATAPI_Service_Install 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 iteatapi service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type of ITEATAPI_Service_Install

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreITEATAPIServiceInstallWindowsVista.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.

Note. Make sure that the iteatapi.sys file exists in the %WinDir%\system32\drivers folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows Vista installation media.

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