Chipidea USB Role-Switch Driver (UrsChipidea) Service Defaults in Windows 10

USB Role-Switch Driver for Chipidea Core by Microsoft Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type:Manual
Display name:Chipidea USB Role-Switch Driver
Service name:UrsChipidea
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\UrsChipidea

Default Behavior

Chipidea USB Role-Switch Driver is a kernel device driver. In Windows 10 it is starting only if the user, an application or another service starts it. If Chipidea USB Role-Switch 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 UrsChipidea service has failed to start due to the error.


Chipidea USB Role-Switch Driver cannot be started under any conditions, if the USB Role-Switch Support Library service is disabled.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Chipidea USB Role-Switch Driver

Before you begin doing this, make sure that all the services on which Chipidea USB Role-Switch Driver depends are configured by default and function properly. See the list of dependencies above.

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

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

sc config UrsChipidea start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The UrsChipidea service is using the urschipidea.sys file that is located in the %WinDir%\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\urschipidea.inf_x86_24348031b07d554c folder. If the file is changed, damaged or deleted, you can restore its original version from Windows 10 installation media.