VgaSave Service Defaults in Windows 7

VGA/Super VGA Video Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type:System
Display name:VgaSave
Service name:VgaSave
Service type:kernel
Error control:ignore
Group:Video Save
Path:%SystemRoot%\System32\drivers\vga.sys
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\VgaSave

Default Behavior

VgaSave is a kernel device driver. In Windows 7 it is being loaded at Kernel initialization. If VgaSave fails to load or initialize, Windows 7 startup continues without error messages. The failure details are being written into Event Log.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for VgaSave

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

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

sc config VgaSave start= system
sc start VgaSave

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The VgaSave service is using the vga.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.