Vga Service Defaults in Windows 7

VGA/Super VGA Video Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type:Manual
Display name:Vga
Service name:vga
Service type:kernel
Error control:ignore
Group:Video
Path:%SystemRoot%\system32\DRIVERS\vgapnp.sys
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\vga

Default Behavior

Vga is a kernel device driver. In Windows 7 it won't be started if the user doesn't start it. If Vga fails to load or initialize, Windows 7 startup continues without error messages. The failure details are being written into Event Log.

Restore Default Startup Configuration of Vga

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

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

sc config vga start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The vga service is using the vgapnp.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 7 installation media.