Adpu320 Service Defaults in Windows 8

Adaptec StorPort Ultra320 SCSI Driver by Adaptec, Inc..

Default Settings

Startup type:Manual
Display name:Adpu320
Service name:adpu320
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Group:SCSI Miniport
Path:%SystemRoot%\System32\drivers\adpu320.sys
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\adpu320

Default Behavior

The Adpu320 service is a kernel device driver. In Windows 8 it will not be started until the user starts it. If Adpu320 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 adpu320 service hasn't been started.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Adpu320

1. Select your Windows 8 edition, and then click Download.

2. Save the Win8_adpu320_Service_Startup.cmd file to a local storage device.

3. Run the saved file as an administrator.

4. Restart the computer.

The adpu320 service is using the adpu320.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.