Asc Service Defaults in Windows XP
Asc is a kernel device driver. In Windows XP it is disabled and isn't loading or starting. If the Asc fails to start, the technical information about the error is added to the Event Log. Windows XP startup should proceed, but a message box should be displayed informing the user that the asc service has failed to start.
The following components depend on Asc:
Restore Default Startup Configuration for Asc
1. Select your Windows XP edition and service pack, and then click Download.
2. Save the WinXP_asc_Service_Startup.cmd file to a local storage device.
3. Run the saved file.
4. Restart the computer.