Sfloppy Service Defaults in Windows XP

Default Settings

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

Default Behavior

Sfloppy is a kernel device driver. In Windows XP it is starting right at Kernel initialization. If the Sfloppy fails to load or initialize, Windows XP start up proceeds without error messages, but information about the failure is being written into Event Log.


Sfloppy depends on the following system components:

Restore Default Startup Configuration of Sfloppy

Before you begin doing this, make sure that all the services on which Sfloppy depends are configured by default and function properly. See the list of dependencies above.

1. Run the Command Prompt.

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

sc config Sfloppy start= system
sc start Sfloppy

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.