CimFS Service Defaults in Windows 10

Default Settings

Startup type:System
Display name:CimFS
Service name:CimFS
Service type:filesys
Error control:normal
Group:File system
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\CimFS

Default Behavior

CimFS is a file system driver. In Windows 10 it is starting at Kernel initialization. If CimFS fails to start, the failure details are being recorded into Event Log. Then Windows 10 will start up and notify the user that the CimFS service has failed to start due to the error.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for CimFS

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

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

sc config CimFS start= system
sc start CimFS

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.