Amsint Service Defaults in Windows XP

Default Settings

Startup type: Disabled
Display name:Amsint
Service name:amsint
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Group:SCSI miniport
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\amsint

Default Behavior

Amsint is a kernel device driver. In Windows XP it is disabled and isn't loading or starting. If the Amsint fails to start, the technical information about the error is added to the Event Log. Windows XP startup should proceed, but a message box should be displayed informing the user that the amsint service has failed to start.


The following components depend on Amsint:

Restore Default Startup Configuration of Amsint

1. Run the Command Prompt.

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

sc stop amsint
sc config amsint start= disabled

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.