Virtual Wireless Bus Driver (vwifibus) Service Defaults in Windows 10

Implements bus functionality for Virtual Wireless.

Default Settings

Startup type: Manual
Display name:Virtual Wireless Bus Driver
Service name:vwifibus
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\vwifibus

Default Behavior

Virtual Wireless Bus Driver is a kernel device driver. In Windows 10 it is starting only if the user, an application or another service starts it. If Virtual Wireless Bus 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 vwifibus service has failed to start due to the error.

Restore Default Startup Configuration of Virtual Wireless Bus 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 vwifibus start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The vwifibus service is using the vwifibus.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.