Fdc Service Defaults in Windows XP

Default Settings

Startup type:System
Display name:Fdc
Service name:Fdc
Service type:kernel
Error control:ignore
Group:System Bus Extender
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Fdc

Default Behavior

Fdc is a kernel device driver. In Windows XP it is starting right at Kernel initialization. If the Fdc fails to load or initialize, Windows XP start up proceeds without error messages, but information about the failure is being written into Event Log.

Restore Default Startup Configuration of Fdc

1. Run the Command Prompt.

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

sc config Fdc start= system
sc start Fdc

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.