Storvsc Service Defaults in Windows 10

Storage VSC Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type: Manual
Display name:Storvsc
Service name:storvsc
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\storvsc

Default Behavior

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

Restore Default Startup Configuration of Storvsc

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

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

sc config storvsc start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The storvsc service is using the storvsc.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.