Microsoft Virtual 3D Video Transport Driver (Synth3dVsc) Service Defaults in Windows 8

Synthetic 3D SMT Support Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type:
Windows 8 Core Windows 8N/A
Windows 8 Pro Windows 8N/A
Windows 8 EnterpriseManual
Windows 8 Core Windows 8.1N/A
Windows 8 Pro Windows 8.1N/A
Windows 8.1 EnterpriseManual
Windows 8 Core Windows 8.1 Update 1N/A
Windows 8 Pro Windows 8.1 Update 1N/A
Windows 8.1 Update 1 EnterpriseManual
Display name:Microsoft Virtual 3D Video Transport Driver
Service name:Synth3dVsc
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Group:Extended Base
Path:%SystemRoot%\System32\drivers\Synth3dVsc.sys
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Synth3dVsc

Default Behavior

The Microsoft Virtual 3D Video Transport Driver service is a kernel device driver. In Windows 8 it will not be started until the user starts it. If Microsoft Virtual 3D Video Transport 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 Synth3dVsc service hasn't been started.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Microsoft Virtual 3D Video Transport Driver

1. Run the Command Prompt as an administrator.

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

sc config Synth3dVsc start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The Synth3dVsc service is using the Synth3dVsc.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.