Microsoft I2C HID Miniport Driver (hidi2c) Service Defaults in Windows 8

I2C HID Miniport Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type:Manual
Display name:Microsoft I2C HID Miniport Driver
Service name:hidi2c
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Group:Extended Base
Path:%SystemRoot%\System32\drivers\hidi2c.sys
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\hidi2c

Default Behavior

The Microsoft I2C HID Miniport Driver service is a kernel device driver. In Windows 8 it will not be started until the user starts it. If Microsoft I2C HID Miniport 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 hidi2c service hasn't been started.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Microsoft I2C HID Miniport Driver

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

2. Save the Win8_hidi2c_Service_Startup.cmd file to a local storage device.

3. Run the saved file as an administrator.

4. Restart the computer.

The hidi2c service is using the hidi2c.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.