Windows XP Services

Cpqarray - Windows XP Service

This service exists in Windows XP only.

Startup Type

Since Cpqarray is a kernel driver, its startup might be configured depending on installed hardware. Changing its startup configuration might cause unexpected 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 XP edition without SP SP1 SP2 SP3
Home Disabled Disabled Disabled Disabled
Professional Disabled Disabled Disabled Disabled

Default Properties

Display name:Cpqarray
Service name:Cpqarray
Error control:normal
Group:SCSI miniport

Default Behavior

The Cpqarray service is a kernel driver. If the Cpqarray fails to load or initialize, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows XP startup should proceed, but a message box is displayed informing you that the Cpqarray service has failed to start.


If the Cpqarray is stopped, the following services will not start and initialize:

Restore Default Startup Type of Cpqarray

Automated Restore

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

2. Save the RestoreCpqarrayWindowsXP.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.

3. Run the downloaded batch file.

4. Restart the computer to save changes.

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