Fastfat Service Defaults in Windows XP

Default Settings

Startup type:Disabled
Display name:Fastfat
Service name:Fastfat
Service type:filesys
Error control:normal
Group:Boot file system
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Fastfat

Default Behavior

Fastfat is a file system driver. In Windows XP it is disabled and isn't loading or starting. If the Fastfat 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 Fastfat service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Fastfat

1. Select your Windows XP edition and service pack, and then click Download.

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

3. Run the saved file.

4. Restart the computer.