Microsoft USB Open Host Controller Miniport Driver (usbohci) Service Defaults in Windows 7

OHCI USB Miniport Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type:Manual
Display name:Microsoft USB Open Host Controller Miniport Driver
Service name:usbohci
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Group:Base
Path:%SystemRoot%\system32\DRIVERS\usbohci.sys
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\usbohci

Default Behavior

Microsoft USB Open Host Controller Miniport Driver is a kernel device driver. In Windows 7 it won't be started if the user doesn't start it. If Microsoft USB Open Host Controller Miniport 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 usbohci service is not running because of the error.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Microsoft USB Open Host Controller Miniport Driver

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

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

sc config usbohci start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The usbohci service is using the usbohci.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.