Intel RAID Controller Windows 7 (iaStorV) Service Defaults in Windows 8

Intel Matrix Storage Manager driver - ia32 by Intel Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type:Manual
Display name:Intel RAID Controller Windows 7
Service name:iaStorV
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Group:SCSI Miniport
Path:%SystemRoot%\System32\drivers\iaStorV.sys
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\iaStorV

Default Behavior

The Intel RAID Controller Windows 7 service is a kernel device driver. In Windows 8 it will not be started until the user starts it. If Intel RAID Controller Windows 7 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 iaStorV service hasn't been started.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Intel RAID Controller Windows 7

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

2. Save the Win8_iaStorV_Service_Startup.cmd file to a local storage device.

3. Run the saved file as an administrator.

4. Restart the computer.

The iaStorV service is using the iaStorV.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.