High-Capacity Floppy Disk Drive (sfloppy) Service Defaults in Windows 10

SCSI Floppy Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type:Manual
Display name:High-Capacity Floppy Disk Drive
Service name:sfloppy
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\sfloppy

Default Behavior

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

Restore Default Startup Configuration for High-Capacity Floppy Disk Drive

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

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

sc config sfloppy start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The sfloppy service is using the sfloppy.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.