HID UPS Battery Driver (HidBatt) Service Defaults in Windows 7

Hid Battery Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type: Manual
Display name:HID UPS Battery Driver
Service name:HidBatt
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\HidBatt

Default Behavior

HID UPS Battery Driver is a kernel device driver. In Windows 7 it won't be started if the user doesn't start it. If HID UPS Battery Driver 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 HidBatt service is not running because of the error.

Restore Default Startup Configuration of HID UPS Battery 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 HidBatt start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The HidBatt service is using the HidBatt.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.