Nfrd960 Service Defaults in Windows 8

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The Nfrd960 service exists only in:

Default Settings

Startup type: Manual
Display name:Nfrd960
Service name:nfrd960
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Group:SCSI Miniport
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\nfrd960

Default Behavior

The Nfrd960 service is a kernel device driver. In Windows 8 it will not be started until the user starts it. If Nfrd960 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 nfrd960 service hasn't been started.

Restore Default Startup Configuration of Nfrd960

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

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

sc config nfrd960 start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The nfrd960 service is using the nfrd960.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.