Msfs Service Defaults in Windows XP

Default Settings

Startup type:System
Display name:Msfs
Service name:Msfs
Service type:filesys
Error control:normal
Group:File system
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Msfs

Default Behavior

Msfs is a file system driver. In Windows XP it is starting right at Kernel initialization. If the Msfs 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 Msfs service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Msfs

1. Run the Command Prompt.

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

sc config Msfs start= system
sc start Msfs

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.