NVIDIA nForce AGP Bus Filter (nv_agp) Service Defaults in Windows 8

NForce NT AGP Filter by Microsoft Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type:Manual
Display name:NVIDIA nForce AGP Bus Filter
Service name:nv_agp
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Group:PnP Filter
Path:%SystemRoot%\System32\drivers\nv_agp.sys
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\nv_agp

Default Behavior

The NVIDIA nForce AGP Bus Filter service is a kernel device driver. In Windows 8 it will not be started until the user starts it. If NVIDIA nForce AGP Bus Filter 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 nv_agp service hasn't been started.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for NVIDIA nForce AGP Bus Filter

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

2. Copy the command below, paste it into the command window and press ENTER:

sc config nv_agp start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The nv_agp service is using the nv_agp.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.