Microsoft USB Open Host Controller Miniport Driver (usbohci) Service Defaults in Windows 8

OHCI USB Miniport Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

Default Settings

Startup type:Manual
Display name:Microsoft USB Open Host Controller Miniport Driver
Service name:usbohci
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Group:Base
Path:%SystemRoot%\System32\drivers\usbohci.sys
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\usbohci

Default Behavior

The Microsoft USB Open Host Controller Miniport Driver service is a kernel device driver. In Windows 8 it will not be started until the user starts it. If Microsoft USB Open Host Controller Miniport 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 usbohci service hasn't been started.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Microsoft USB Open Host Controller Miniport 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 usbohci start= demand

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.

The usbohci service is using the usbohci.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.