PCIDump Service Defaults in Windows XP

Default Settings

Startup type:System
Display name:PCIDump
Service name:PCIDump
Service type:kernel
Error control:ignore
Group:PCI Configuration
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\PCIDump

Default Behavior

PCIDump is a kernel device driver. In Windows XP it is starting right at Kernel initialization. If the PCIDump fails to load or initialize, Windows XP start up proceeds without error messages, but information about the failure is being written into Event Log.

Restore Default Startup Configuration for PCIDump

1. Run the Command Prompt.

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

sc config PCIDump start= system
sc start PCIDump

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.