Game port for Yamaha DS1 (gameenum) Service Defaults in Windows XP

Game Port Enumerator by Microsoft Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type: Manual
Display name:Game port for Yamaha DS1
Service name:gameenum
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Group:Extended Base
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\gameenum

Default Behavior

Game port for Yamaha DS1 is a kernel device driver. In Windows XP it won't start until the current user starts it. If the Game port for Yamaha DS1 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 gameenum service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Configuration of Game port for Yamaha DS1

1. Run the Command Prompt.

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

sc config gameenum start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The gameenum service is using the gameenum.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 XP installation media.