VMBusHID Service Defaults in Windows 7

Microsoft VMBus HID Miniport by Microsoft Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type:
Windows 7 Starter SP0N/A
Windows 7 Home Basic SP0N/A
Windows 7 Home Premium SP0N/A
Windows 7 ProfessionalManual
Windows 7 UltimateManual
Windows 7 EnterpriseManual
Windows 7 Starter SP1N/A
Windows 7 Home Basic SP1N/A
Windows 7 Home Premium SP1N/A
Windows 7 Professional SP1Manual
Windows 7 Ultimate SP1Manual
Windows 7 Enterprise SP1Manual
Display name:VMBusHID
Service name:VMBusHID
Service type:kernel
Error control:ignore
Group:Extended Base
Path:%SystemRoot%\system32\DRIVERS\VMBusHID.sys
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\VMBusHID

Default Behavior

VMBusHID is a kernel device driver. In Windows 7 it won't be started if the user doesn't start it. If VMBusHID 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 VMBusHID

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

2. Save the Win7_VMBusHID_Service_Startup.cmd file to a local storage device.

3. Run the saved file as an administrator.

4. Restart the computer.

The VMBusHID service is using the VMBusHID.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.