SuperSpeed Hub (USBHUB3) Service Defaults in Windows 8

USB3 HUB Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type: Manual
Display name:SuperSpeed Hub
Service name:USBHUB3
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\USBHUB3

Default Behavior

The SuperSpeed Hub service is a kernel device driver. In Windows 8 it will not be started until the user starts it. If SuperSpeed Hub 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 USBHUB3 service hasn't been started.

Restore Default Startup Configuration of SuperSpeed Hub

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

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

sc config USBHUB3 start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The USBHUB3 service is using the UsbHub3.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.