FAT12/16/32 File System Driver (fastfat) Service Defaults in Windows 7

Note - dependance on CDROM.SYS only if required to read/write DVD-RAM media (which appears as CD class device). (Core) (All pieces).

Default Settings

Startup type:Manual
Display name:FAT12/16/32 File System Driver
Service name:fastfat
Service type:filesys
Error control:normal
Group:Boot File System
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\fastfat

Default Behavior

FAT12/16/32 File System Driver is a file system driver. In Windows 7 it won't be started if the user doesn't start it. If FAT12/16/32 File System Driver 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 fastfat service is not running because of the error.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for FAT12/16/32 File System Driver

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

2. Save the Win7_fastfat_Service_Startup.cmd file to a local storage device.

3. Run the saved file as an administrator.

4. Restart the computer.