TosIde Service Defaults in Windows XP

Default Settings

Startup type:Disabled
Display name:TosIde
Service name:TosIde
Service type:kernel
Error control:normal
Group:System Bus Extender
Registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\TosIde

Default Behavior

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

Restore Default Startup Configuration for TosIde

1. Run the Command Prompt.

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

sc stop TosIde
sc config TosIde start= disabled

3. Close the command window and restart the computer.