ExFAT File System Driver Service Defaults in Windows 8

exFAT File System Driver.

Default Settings

Startup type: Manual
Display name:ExFAT File System Driver
Service name:exfat
Service type:filesys
Error control:normal
Group:Boot File System
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\exfat

Default Behavior

The ExFAT File System Driver service is a file system driver. In Windows 8 it will not be started until the user starts it. If ExFAT File System Driver fails to start, the error details are added to Windows 8 error log. When the operating system startup is complete, the user is being notified that the exfat service hasn't been started.

Restore Default Startup Configuration of ExFAT File System 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 exfat start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.