Bluetooth Hands-Free Audio and Call Control HID Enumerator (BthHFEnum) Service Defaults in Windows 8

Bluetooth Hands-Free Audio and Call Control HID Enumerator by Microsoft Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type:Manual
Display name:Bluetooth Hands-Free Audio and Call Control HID Enumerator
Service name:BthHFEnum
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Group:Extended Base
Path:%SystemRoot%\System32\drivers\bthhfenum.sys
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\BthHFEnum

Default Behavior

The Bluetooth Hands-Free Audio and Call Control HID Enumerator service is a kernel device driver. In Windows 8 it will not be started until the user starts it. If Bluetooth Hands-Free Audio and Call Control HID Enumerator 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 BthHFEnum service hasn't been started.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Bluetooth Hands-Free Audio and Call Control HID Enumerator

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

2. Save the Win8_BthHFEnum_Service_Startup.cmd file to a local storage device.

3. Run the saved file as an administrator.

4. Restart the computer.

The BthHFEnum service is using the bthhfenum.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.