Microsoft I2C HID Miniport Driver (hidi2c) Service Defaults in Windows 10

I2C HID Miniport Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type:Manual
Display name:Microsoft I2C HID Miniport Driver
Service name:hidi2c
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Group:Extended Base
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\hidi2c

Default Behavior

Microsoft I2C HID Miniport Driver is a kernel device driver. In Windows 10 it is starting only if the user, an application or another service starts it. If Microsoft I2C HID Miniport Driver fails to start, the failure details are being recorded into Event Log. Then Windows 10 will start up and notify the user that the hidi2c service has failed to start due to the error.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Microsoft I2C HID Miniport Driver

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

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

sc config hidi2c start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The hidi2c service is using the hidi2c.sys file that is located in the %WinDir%\System32\drivers folder. If the file is changed, damaged or deleted, you can restore its original version from Windows 10 installation media.