Asc Service Defaults in Windows XP

Default Settings

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

Default Behavior

Asc is a kernel device driver. In Windows XP it is disabled and isn't loading or starting. If the Asc 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 asc service has failed to start.


The following components depend on Asc:

Restore Default Startup Configuration of Asc

1. Run the Command Prompt.

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

sc stop asc
sc config asc start= disabled

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.