VMBusHID Service Defaults in Windows 10

Microsoft VMBus HID Miniport by Microsoft Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type:Manual
Display name:VMBusHID
Service name:VMBusHID
Service type:kernel
Error control:ignore
Group:Extended Base
Path:%SystemRoot%\System32\drivers\VMBusHID.sys
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\VMBusHID

Default Behavior

VMBusHID is a kernel device driver. In Windows 10 it is starting only if the user, an application or another service starts it. If VMBusHID fails to load or initialize, Windows 10 start up proceeds without warnings. However the error details are being logged.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for VMBusHID

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

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

sc config VMBusHID start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The VMBusHID service is using the VMBusHID.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.