BasicRender Service Defaults in Windows 8
Microsoft Basic Render Driver by Microsoft Corporation.
The BasicRender service is a kernel device driver. In Windows 8 it is being loaded and initialized at Kernel initialization. If BasicRender fails to load or initialize, Windows 8 startup proceeds. The error details should be added to Event Log without notifying the user.
Restore Default Startup Configuration for BasicRender
1. Select your Windows 8 edition and update pack, and then click Download.
2. Save the Win8_BasicRender_Service_Startup.cmd file to a local storage device.
3. Run the saved file as an administrator.
4. Restart the computer.
The BasicRender service is using the BasicRender.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.