Ntfs Service Defaults in Windows XP

Default Settings

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

Default Behavior

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

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Ntfs

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

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

3. Run the saved file.

4. Restart the computer.