BasicRender Service Defaults in Windows 10

Microsoft Basic Render Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

Default Settings

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

Default Behavior

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

Restore Default Startup Configuration for BasicRender

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

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

sc config BasicRender start= system
sc start BasicRender

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The BasicRender service is using the BasicRender.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.