Symc8xx Service Defaults in Windows XP

Default Settings

Startup type: Disabled
Display name:Symc8xx
Service name:symc8xx
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Group:SCSI miniport
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\symc8xx

Default Behavior

Symc8xx is a kernel device driver. In Windows XP it is disabled and isn't loading or starting. If the Symc8xx 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 symc8xx service has failed to start.


The following components depend on Symc8xx:

Restore Default Startup Configuration of Symc8xx

1. Run the Command Prompt.

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

sc stop symc8xx
sc config symc8xx start= disabled

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.