SiSRaid4 Service Defaults in Windows 8

SiS AHCI Stor-Miniport Driver by Silicon Integrated Systems.

Default Settings

Startup type: Manual
Display name:SiSRaid4
Service name:SiSRaid4
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Group:SCSI Miniport
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SiSRaid4

Default Behavior

The SiSRaid4 service is a kernel device driver. In Windows 8 it will not be started until the user starts it. If SiSRaid4 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 SiSRaid4 service hasn't been started.

Restore Default Startup Configuration of SiSRaid4

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

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

sc config SiSRaid4 start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The SiSRaid4 service is using the sisraid4.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.