1394 OHCI Compliant Host Controller (Legacy) (ohci1394) Service Defaults in Windows 7

1394 OpenHCI Port Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type: Manual
Display name:1394 OHCI Compliant Host Controller (Legacy)
Service name:ohci1394
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\ohci1394

Default Behavior

1394 OHCI Compliant Host Controller (Legacy) is a kernel device driver. In Windows 7 it won't be started if the user doesn't start it. If 1394 OHCI Compliant Host Controller (Legacy) 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 ohci1394 service is not running because of the error.

Restore Default Startup Configuration of 1394 OHCI Compliant Host Controller (Legacy)

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

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

sc config ohci1394 start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The ohci1394 service is using the ohci1394.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.