Intel(R) Power Engine Plug-in Driver (intelpep) Service Defaults in Windows 8

Intel Power Engine Plugin by Microsoft Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type:Boot
Display name:Intel(R) Power Engine Plug-in Driver
Service name:intelpep
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Path:%SystemRoot%\System32\drivers\intelpep.sys
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\intelpep

Default Behavior

The Intel(R) Power Engine Plug-in Driver service is a kernel device driver. In Windows 8 it is being loaded by Boot Loader before Kernel initialization. If Intel(R) Power Engine Plug-in 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 intelpep service hasn't been started.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Intel(R) Power Engine Plug-in Driver

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

2. Save the Win8_intelpep_Service_Startup.cmd file to a local storage device.

3. Run the saved file as an administrator.

4. Restart the computer.

The intelpep service is using the intelpep.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.