Microsoft USB Standard Hub Driver (usbhub) Service Defaults in Windows 10

Default Hub Driver for USB by Microsoft Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type:Manual
Display name:Microsoft USB Standard Hub Driver
Service name:usbhub
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Group:Base
Path:%SystemRoot%\System32\drivers\usbhub.sys
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\usbhub

Default Behavior

Microsoft USB Standard Hub 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 USB Standard Hub 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 usbhub service has failed to start due to the error.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Microsoft USB Standard Hub 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 usbhub start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The usbhub service is using the usbhub.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.