Bluetooth Radio Driver (BthMini) Service Defaults in Windows 10

Bluetooth Transport Extensibility Miniport Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

The Bluetooth Radio Driver service does not exist in:

Default Settings

Startup type: Manual
Display name:Bluetooth Radio Driver
Service name:BthMini
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Group:PNP Filter
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\BthMini

Default Behavior

Bluetooth Radio Driver is a kernel device driver. In Windows 10 it is starting only if the user, an application or another service starts it. If Bluetooth Radio Driver fails to start, the failure details are being recorded into Event Log. Then Windows 10 will start up and notify the user that the BthMini service has failed to start due to the error.

Restore Default Startup Configuration of Bluetooth Radio Driver

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

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

sc config BthMini start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The BthMini service is using the BTHMINI.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 10 installation media.