Ntfs Service Defaults in Windows 8

Default Settings

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

Default Behavior

The Ntfs service is a file system driver. In Windows 8 it will not be started until the user starts it. If Ntfs 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 Ntfs service hasn't been started.

Restore Default Startup Configuration of Ntfs

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

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

sc config Ntfs start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.