Microsoft USB PRINTER Class (usbprint) Service Defaults in Windows 10

USB Printer driver by Microsoft Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type:Manual
Display name:Microsoft USB PRINTER Class
Service name:usbprint
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Group:extended base
Path:%SystemRoot%\System32\drivers\usbprint.sys
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\usbprint

Default Behavior

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

Restore Default Startup Configuration of Microsoft USB PRINTER Class

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

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

sc config usbprint start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The usbprint service is using the usbprint.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.