SuperSpeed Hub (USBHUB3) Service Defaults in Windows 8

USB3 HUB Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type:Manual
Display name:SuperSpeed Hub
Service name:USBHUB3
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Group:Base
Path:%SystemRoot%\System32\drivers\UsbHub3.sys
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\USBHUB3

Default Behavior

The SuperSpeed Hub service is a kernel device driver. In Windows 8 it will not be started until the user starts it. If SuperSpeed Hub 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 USBHUB3 service hasn't been started.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for SuperSpeed Hub

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

2. Save the Win8_USBHUB3_Service_Startup.cmd file to a local storage device.

3. Run the saved file as an administrator.

4. Restart the computer.

The USBHUB3 service is using the UsbHub3.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.