Sym_hi Service Defaults in Windows XP

Default Settings

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

Default Behavior

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


The following components depend on Sym_hi:

Restore Default Startup Configuration of Sym_hi

1. Run the Command Prompt.

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

sc stop sym_hi
sc config sym_hi start= disabled

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.