SBP-2 Transport/Protocol Bus Driver (sbp2port) Service Defaults in Windows 8

SBP-2 Protocol Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type: Manual
Display name:SBP-2 Transport/Protocol Bus Driver
Service name:sbp2port
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\sbp2port

Default Behavior

The SBP-2 Transport/Protocol Bus Driver service is a kernel device driver. In Windows 8 it will not be started until the user starts it. If SBP-2 Transport/Protocol Bus 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 sbp2port service hasn't been started.

Restore Default Startup Configuration of SBP-2 Transport/Protocol Bus 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 sbp2port start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The sbp2port service is using the sbp2port.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 8 installation media.