Hpn Service Defaults in Windows XP

Default Settings

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

Default Behavior

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


The following components depend on Hpn:

Restore Default Startup Configuration of Hpn

1. Run the Command Prompt.

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

sc stop hpn
sc config hpn start= disabled

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.