USB Audio 2.0 Service (usbaudio2) Defaults in Windows 10

Microsoft USB Audio Class 2.0 Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

The USB Audio 2.0 Service does not exist in:

Default Settings

Startup type: Manual
Display name:USB Audio 2.0 Service
Service name:usbaudio2
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\usbaudio2

Default Behavior

USB Audio 2.0 Service is a kernel device driver. In Windows 10 it is starting only if the user, an application or another service starts it. If USB Audio 2.0 Service fails to start, the failure details are being recorded into Event Log. Then Windows 10 will start up and notify the user that the usbaudio2 service has failed to start due to the error.

Restore Default Startup Configuration of USB Audio 2.0 Service

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

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

sc config usbaudio2 start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The usbaudio2 service is using the usbaudio2.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.