Service for Portable Device Control devices (buttonconverter) Defaults in Windows 10

Button Converter Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type:Manual
Display name:Service for Portable Device Control devices
Service name:buttonconverter
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Path:%SystemRoot%\System32\drivers\buttonconverter.sys
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\buttonconverter

Default Behavior

Service for Portable Device Control devices is a kernel device driver. In Windows 10 it is starting only if the user, an application or another service starts it. If Service for Portable Device Control devices fails to start, the failure details are being recorded into Event Log. Then Windows 10 will start up and notify the user that the buttonconverter service has failed to start due to the error.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Service for Portable Device Control devices

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

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

sc config buttonconverter start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The buttonconverter service is using the buttonconverter.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.