BasicDisplay Service Defaults in Windows 10

Microsoft Basic Display Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type:System
Display name:BasicDisplay
Service name:BasicDisplay
Service type:kernel
Error control:ignore
Group:Video
Path:%SystemRoot%\System32\drivers\BasicDisplay.sys
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\BasicDisplay

Default Behavior

BasicDisplay is a kernel device driver. In Windows 10 it is starting at Kernel initialization. If BasicDisplay fails to load or initialize, Windows 10 start up proceeds without warnings. However the error details are being logged.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for BasicDisplay

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

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

sc config BasicDisplay start= system
sc start BasicDisplay

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The BasicDisplay service is using the BasicDisplay.sys file that is located in the %WinDir%\System32\drivers folder. If the file is changed, damaged or deleted, you can restore its original version from Windows 10 installation media.