Perc2 Service Defaults in Windows XP

Default Settings

Startup type:Disabled
Display name:Perc2
Service name:perc2
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Group:SCSI miniport
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\perc2

Default Behavior

Perc2 is a kernel device driver. In Windows XP it is disabled and isn't loading or starting. If the Perc2 fails to start, the technical information about the error is added to the Event Log. Windows XP startup should proceed, but a message box should be displayed informing the user that the perc2 service has failed to start.


The following components depend on Perc2:

Restore Default Startup Configuration of Perc2

1. Run the Command Prompt.

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

sc stop perc2
sc config perc2 start= disabled

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.