Amdsbs Service Defaults in Windows 8

AMD Technology AHCI Compatible Controller Driver for Windows family by AMD Technologies Inc.

Default Settings

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

Default Behavior

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

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Amdsbs

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

2. Save the Win8_amdsbs_Service_Startup.cmd file to a local storage device.

3. Run the saved file as an administrator.

4. Restart the computer.

The amdsbs service is using the amdsbs.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.