Intel RAID Controller Windows 7 (iaStorV) Service Defaults in Windows 8

Intel Matrix Storage Manager driver - ia32 by Intel Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type: Manual
Display name:Intel RAID Controller Windows 7
Service name:iaStorV
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Group:SCSI Miniport
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\iaStorV

Default Behavior

The Intel RAID Controller Windows 7 service is a kernel device driver. In Windows 8 it will not be started until the user starts it. If Intel RAID Controller Windows 7 fails to start, the error details are added to Windows 8 error log. When the operating system startup is complete, the user is being notified that the iaStorV service hasn't been started.

Restore Default Startup Configuration of Intel RAID Controller Windows 7

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

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

sc config iaStorV start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The iaStorV service is using the iaStorV.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 8 installation media.