Microsoft Universal Flash Storage (UFS) Driver (storufs) Service Defaults in Windows 10

MS UFS Storport Miniport Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type:Manual
Display name:Microsoft Universal Flash Storage (UFS) Driver
Service name:storufs
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Path:%SystemRoot%\System32\drivers\storufs.sys
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\storufs

Default Behavior

Microsoft Universal Flash Storage (UFS) Driver is a kernel device driver. In Windows 10 it is starting only if the user, an application or another service starts it. If Microsoft Universal Flash Storage (UFS) Driver fails to start, the failure details are being recorded into Event Log. Then Windows 10 will start up and notify the user that the storufs service has failed to start due to the error.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Microsoft Universal Flash Storage (UFS) Driver

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

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

sc config storufs start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The storufs service is using the storufs.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.