VIA C7 Processor Driver (ViaC7) Service Defaults in Windows 10

Processor Device Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type:Manual
Display name:VIA C7 Processor Driver
Service name:ViaC7
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Group:Extended Base
Path:%SystemRoot%\System32\drivers\viac7.sys
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\ViaC7

Default Behavior

VIA C7 Processor Driver is a kernel device driver. In Windows 10 it is starting only if the user, an application or another service starts it. If VIA C7 Processor 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 ViaC7 service has failed to start due to the error.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for VIA C7 Processor Driver

1. Select your Windows 10 edition and release, and then click Download.

2. Save the Win10_ViaC7_Service_Startup.cmd file to a local storage device.

3. Run the saved file as an administrator.

4. Restart the computer.

The ViaC7 service is using the viac7.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.