Sparrow Service Defaults in Windows XP

Default Settings

Startup type:Disabled
Display name:Sparrow
Service name:Sparrow
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Group:SCSI miniport
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Sparrow

Default Behavior

Sparrow is a kernel device driver. In Windows XP it is disabled and isn't loading or starting. If the Sparrow 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 Sparrow service has failed to start.


The following components depend on Sparrow:

Restore Default Startup Configuration for Sparrow

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

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

3. Run the saved file.

4. Restart the computer.