Bluetooth Serial Communications Driver (BTHMODEM) Service Defaults in Windows 8
Bluetooth Communications Driver by Microsoft Corporation.
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The Bluetooth Serial Communications Driver service is a kernel device driver. In Windows 8 it will not be started until the user starts it. If Bluetooth Serial Communications 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 BTHMODEM service hasn't been started.
Restore Default Startup Configuration for Bluetooth Serial Communications Driver
1. Select your Windows 8 edition and update pack, and then click Download.
2. Save the Win8_BTHMODEM_Service_Startup.cmd file to a local storage device.
3. Run the saved file as an administrator.
4. Restart the computer.
The BTHMODEM service is using the bthmodem.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.