ACPI Power Meter Driver (AcpiPmi) Service Defaults in Windows 8
ACPI Power Metering Driver by Microsoft Corporation.
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The ACPI Power Meter Driver service is a kernel device driver. In Windows 8 it will not be started until the user starts it. If ACPI Power Meter Driver fails to start, the error details are added to Windows 8 error log. When the operating system startup is complete, the user is being notified that the AcpiPmi service hasn't been started.
Restore Default Startup Configuration for ACPI Power Meter Driver
1. Select your Windows 8 edition and update pack, and then click Download.
2. Save the Win8_AcpiPmi_Service_Startup.cmd file to a local storage device.
3. Run the saved file as an administrator.
4. Restart the computer.
The AcpiPmi service is using the acpipmi.sys file that is located in the %WinDir%\System32\drivers folder. If the file is corrupted or deleted, you can put it back in there.