Broadcom NetXtreme II 10 GigE VBD (ebdrv) Service Defaults in Windows 7

Broadcom NetXtreme II 10 GigE VBD by Broadcom Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type:Manual
Display name:Broadcom NetXtreme II 10 GigE VBD
Service name:ebdrv
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Group:base
Path:%SystemRoot%\system32\DRIVERS\evbdx.sys
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\ebdrv

Default Behavior

Broadcom NetXtreme II 10 GigE VBD is a kernel device driver. In Windows 7 it won't be started if the user doesn't start it. If Broadcom NetXtreme II 10 GigE VBD fails to start, Windows 7 attempts to write the failure details into Event Log. Then Windows 7 startup should proceed and the user should be notified that the ebdrv service is not running because of the error.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Broadcom NetXtreme II 10 GigE VBD

1. Select your Windows 7 edition and service pack, and then click Download.

2. Save the Win7_ebdrv_Service_Startup.cmd file to a local storage device.

3. Run the saved file as an administrator.

4. Restart the computer.

The ebdrv service is using the evbdx.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 7 installation media.