Bluetooth Hands-Free Call Control HID (bthhfhid) Service Defaults in Windows 10

Bluetooth Hands-free HID Minidriver by Microsoft Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type:Manual
Display name:Bluetooth Hands-Free Call Control HID
Service name:bthhfhid
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\bthhfhid

Default Behavior

Bluetooth Hands-Free Call Control HID is a kernel device driver. In Windows 10 it is starting only if the user, an application or another service starts it. If Bluetooth Hands-Free Call Control HID fails to start, the failure details are being recorded into Event Log. Then Windows 10 will start up and notify the user that the bthhfhid service has failed to start due to the error.

Restore Default Startup Configuration of Bluetooth Hands-Free Call Control HID

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

2. Copy the command below, paste it into the command window and press ENTER:

sc config bthhfhid start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The bthhfhid service is using the BthHFHid.sys file that is located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers directory. If the file is removed or corrupted, read this article to restore its original version from Windows 10 installation media.