Mouse Class Driver (mouclass) Service Defaults in Windows 8

Mouse Class Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type:Manual
Display name:Mouse Class Driver
Service name:mouclass
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Group:Pointer Class
Path:%SystemRoot%\System32\drivers\mouclass.sys
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\mouclass

Default Behavior

The Mouse Class Driver service is a kernel device driver. In Windows 8 it will not be started until the user starts it. If Mouse Class 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 mouclass service hasn't been started.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Mouse Class Driver

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

2. Save the Win8_mouclass_Service_Startup.cmd file to a local storage device.

3. Run the saved file as an administrator.

4. Restart the computer.

The mouclass service is using the mouclass.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.