Fcvsc Service Defaults in Windows 10

Microsoft Virtual Fibre Channel HBA miniport Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

The Fcvsc service exists only in:

Default Settings

Startup type: Manual
Display name:Fcvsc
Service name:fcvsc
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Group:SCSI miniport
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\fcvsc

Default Behavior

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

Restore Default Startup Configuration of Fcvsc

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

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

sc config fcvsc start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The fcvsc service is using the fcvsc.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.