ParVdm Service Defaults in Windows XP

Default Settings

Startup type:Automatic
Display name:ParVdm
Service name:ParVdm
Service type:kernel
Error control:ignore
Group:Extended base
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\ParVdm

Default Behavior

ParVdm is a kernel device driver. In Windows XP it is starting automatically along with the operating system. If the ParVdm fails to load or initialize, Windows XP start up proceeds without error messages, but information about the failure is being written into Event Log.


ParVdm depends on the Parport service.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for ParVdm

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

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

3. Run the saved file.

4. Restart the computer.