Megasas2i Service Defaults in Windows 10

MEGASAS RAID Controller Driver for Windows by Avago Technologies.

The Megasas2i service does not exist in:

Default Settings

Startup type: Manual
Display name:Megasas2i
Service name:megasas2i
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Group:SCSI Miniport
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\megasas2i

Default Behavior

Megasas2i is a kernel device driver. In Windows 10 it is starting only if the user, an application or another service starts it. If Megasas2i fails to start, the failure details are being recorded into Event Log. Then Windows 10 will start up and notify the user that the megasas2i service has failed to start due to the error.

Restore Default Startup Configuration of Megasas2i

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

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

sc config megasas2i start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The megasas2i service is using the MegaSas2i.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.