Abiosdsk Service Defaults in Windows XP

Default Settings

Startup type: Disabled
Display name:Abiosdsk
Service name:Abiosdsk
Service type:kernel
Error control:ignore
Group:Primary disk
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Abiosdsk

Default Behavior

Abiosdsk is a kernel device driver. In Windows XP it is disabled and isn't loading or starting. If the Abiosdsk fails to load or initialize, Windows XP start up proceeds without error messages, but information about the failure is being written into Event Log.

Restore Default Startup Configuration of Abiosdsk

1. Run the Command Prompt.

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

sc stop Abiosdsk
sc config Abiosdsk start= disabled

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.