Broadcom NetXtreme II VBD (b06bdrv) Service Defaults in Windows 7

Broadcom NetXtreme II GigE VBD by Broadcom Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type: Manual
Display name:Broadcom NetXtreme II VBD
Service name:b06bdrv
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\b06bdrv

Default Behavior

Broadcom NetXtreme II VBD is a kernel device driver. In Windows 7 it won't be started if the user doesn't start it. If Broadcom NetXtreme II VBD fails to start, Windows 7 attempts to write the failure details into Event Log. Then Windows 7 startup should proceed and the user should be notified that the b06bdrv service is not running because of the error.

Restore Default Startup Configuration of Broadcom NetXtreme II VBD

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

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

sc config b06bdrv start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The b06bdrv service is using the bxvbdx.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 7 installation media.