Intelide Service Defaults in Windows 7

Intel PCI IDE Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type:Boot
Display name:Intelide
Service name:intelide
Service type:kernel
Error control:critical
Group:System Bus Extender
Path:%SystemRoot%\system32\DRIVERS\intelide.sys
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\intelide

Default Behavior

Intelide is a kernel device driver. In Windows 7 it is being loaded by Boot Loader before Kernel initialization. If Intelide fails to load, Windows 7 attempts to write the error data into Event Log and restart the computer, using the Last Known Good configuration. If the Last Known Good configuration is not valid, Windows 7 startup ends with a Stop error. If you remove or disable the intelide service, Windows 7 won't start.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Intelide

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

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

sc config intelide start= boot
sc start intelide

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The intelide service is using the intelide.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.